[Python-Dev] what platforms require RAND_add() before using SSL?
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Sep 9 09:38:29 CEST 2007
> There are some functions in _ssl.c for gathering randomness from a
> daemon, and adding that randomness to the pseudo-random number
> generator in SSL, before using SSL. There's a note there saying that
> "on some platform" this is necessary. Anyone know which platforms?
In general, anything that does not have /dev/[u]random;
older Solaris releases and HP-UX in particular.
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