Integrated crypto

Robert Connolly cendres at videotron.ca
Thu Apr 1 10:02:15 PST 2004


By the way. The propolice entropy problem can be viewed like this (affects 
gentoo and adamantix too).. Download this:
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~robert/hlfs/hints/attachments/entropy/
entropy_watch.c
Thanks to solar.

Compile it:
gcc -o entropy_watch entropy_watch.c

And run it in a spare window.
./entropy_watch

Next compile something, anything, don't touch your mouse etc, and watch your 
entropy drain away. Each guarded function is using 4 bytes (I think) from 
urandom, which is draining random.




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