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

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2004 08:53:53 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, listman wrote:

> The openssl RAND_bytes implemenation seeds the PRNG if it has not been
> previously seeded by calling RAND_poll to seed it.

That's not what the man page says, so I'd feel a bit awkward to depend on a
feature that is documented to not work.

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Received on 2004-06-15