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Re: SSL RAND entropy init takes 30-60 depending on implementation

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 13:18:19 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, listman wrote:

> I would recommend replacing the RAND_screen call with a call to
> RAND_bytes( &c, 1 );

I checked the man pages. RAND_bytes() only works with an already seeded PRNG.
I fail to see how it can be used to seed it then!

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Received on 2004-06-12