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SubjectRe: Entropy Pool Contents
Hello!

> That is exactly my point. Since you can not tell how much randomness is
> in the data you provide, you can not tell the kernel how much to add to
> its entropy estimate. Instead it just has to estimate based on the
> amount of data you provide.

No, the only safe thing the kernel can do is to add NO entropy,
unless explicitly told otherwise.

Have a nice fortnight
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Martin `MJ' Mares <mj@ucw.cz> http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~mj/
Faculty of Math and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Rep., Earth
"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -- E. Burke
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