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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Re: apr_generate_random_bytes() blocks forever
Date Thu, 17 Apr 2003 15:53:41 GMT
Joe Orton wrote:
> Index: test/testrand.c
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /home/cvs/apr/test/testrand.c,v
> retrieving revision 1.10
> diff -u -r1.10 testrand.c
> --- test/testrand.c	1 Jan 2003 00:01:56 -0000	1.10
> +++ test/testrand.c	16 Apr 2003 11:02:12 -0000
> @@ -71,7 +71,7 @@
>       * what it is right now.
>       */
>      for (i = 1; i <= 8; i++) {
> -        rv = apr_generate_random_bytes(c, i * 255);
> +        rv = apr_generate_weak_random_bytes(c, i * 255);
>          apr_assert_success(tc, "apr_generate_random_bytes failed", rv);
>      }
>  #endif

Woah! The randomness tester is chewing nearly 4k of entropy? That's
insane!!!

Cheers,

Ben.

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