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SubjectRe: /dev/random probs in 2.4test(12-pre3)

> > Making /dev/random block if the amount requirements aren't met makes sense
> > to me. If I request x bytes of random stuff, and get less, I probably
> > reread /dev/random. If it's entropy pool is exhausted it makes sense to be
> > to block.
>
> This is the job of the program accessing /dev/random. Open it blocking or
> non-blocking and read until you satisfy your read buffer.

Agree, if randomness is guaranteed in that case. I usually bail out in
that case. Time to change that :)

> -d


Igmar

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