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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@covalent.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get mod_ssl to work again
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 20:57:13 GMT
From: "Daniel Lopez" <daniel@covalent.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 1:26 PM


> On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 11:07:13AM -0800, Doug MacEachern wrote:
> > On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Daniel Lopez wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > /dev/urandom is not available in all platforms 
> > 
> > right, which is why it is not portable to use directly.
> 
> I was not arguing, I was just reinstating your point :)
> On NT openssl uses data from the screen. I like the idea of using truerand.c
> or whatever the genrandom program bundled with openssl uses.

Huh?  No ... maybe a long time ago, but now it is digging up performance
metrics and so forth from the cpu (I'm certain - had to fix some older 
SSL code that assumed we had the opcodes - they are so recent that older
MSVCs asm{} blocks couldn't parse them.)


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