Integrated crypto

Bennett Todd bet at rahul.net
Thu Apr 1 07:50:17 PST 2004


2004-04-01T12:51:39 Robert Connolly:
> On March 31, 2004 10:54 pm, Bennett Todd wrote:
> > First, toss some noise into the system by doing some network
> > interactions --- 
> 
> This wouldn't work very well for a libc function. The network
> interactions would need to be done every time a program loads.

We're talking at cross-purposes.

I wasn't talking about a libc random; I was talking about getting a
useable amount of entropy into a system random (/dev/random, not
random(3)).

-Bennett
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