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Re: randomness (crypto?) code example wanted please?
On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:11:01AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 03:22:07PM +0100, Roy Marples wrote:
> > Just like sh, dhcpcd can start very early .... sometimwes before enough
> > entropy has been generated just to pull blindly from /dev/urandom because it
> > can block - or did in the past; it might be fixed now.
> No. Reading from /dev/urandom cannot block, and never could unless the
> system on which you observed such behavior had a bug.
Linux? I think they used to block until at least some entropy for the
initial seeding was around.
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