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From Cliff Woolley <jwool...@virginia.edu>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apr CHANGES configure.in
Date Tue, 28 May 2002 23:23:23 GMT

Oops, I missed one thing:


On Tue, 28 May 2002, Cliff Woolley wrote:

> 1) If --with-egd=<path> is specified, --without-devrandom is assumed
>    and the EGD socket is used as the source of entropy.
>
> 2) Otherwise, if --with-devrandom=<DEV> is specified with a particular
>    device, that device is used as the source of entropy.
>
> 3) Otherwise, if --with-devrandom (with no =<DEV>) is specified or
>    --with-devrandom is not specified at all, we search
>       /dev/random
>       /dev/arandom
>       /dev/urandom
>    in that order.
>
> 4) If the search in #3 fails,

...or if --without-devrandom was specified

> we try looking for the truerand library.
>
> 5) If none of the above is usable, we have no source of entropy.


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