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From Daniel Lopez <dan...@rawbyte.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get mod_ssl to work again
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 18:47:44 GMT

/dev/urandom is not available in all platforms 

On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 10:40:09AM -0800, Doug MacEachern wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Aaron Bannert wrote:
>  
> > /dev/urandom won't block, so maybe we could live with that once per
> > request and use the /dev/random for startup.
> 
> right, only problem is apr doesn't support /dev/urandom.  maybe we need an
> apr_generate_urandom_bytes() function or a non-blocking flag to
> apr_generate_random_bytes()?
> 
> modssl already has:
> SSLRandomSeed connect file:/dev/urandom 512
> 
> but something more portable would be nice.
> 

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