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Re: /dev/random is hot garbage

On 21.07.2019 16:41, wrote:
> hi,
> since netbsd won't stop using broken setups like xen (which don't
> provide randomness) to build packages, why don't we give up on
> /dev/random entirely?

/dev/random is not defined in POSIX.

What are the users that really need /dev/random? If there are none we
could symlink /dev/urandom to /dev/random... and maybe add a legacy
fallback /dev/${LETTER}random (strong random).

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