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Re: getrandom and getentropy

On Mon, 11 May 2020, Michael van Elst wrote:

We only trust a HWRNG and the seed file because only these enter
a non-zero value for entropy. I cannot configure any other source to
do that.

Why can't we allow the user to configure/enable estimation on a
per-source basis?  The default can certainly be "disabled", but
why not override?  Just like any other super-user thing, there's
no reason not to enable shoot-my-random-foot mode.

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