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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] get mod_ssl to work again
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2001 19:00:13 GMT
On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 10:55:02AM -0800, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> As Daniel pointed out, /dev/{u}random isn't available on certain
> platforms (Solaris).  And, in flood, this seeding is only used
> when /dev/{u}random are not available.  APR does not support an
> internal PRNG.  I've suggested it before and perhaps it is time
> that we integrate truerand.c (anyone have a better version than
> what is in mod_ssl?) so that we can always call
> apr_generate_random_bytes()?  
> I think that truerand isn't installed in enough places that it 
> merits our redistribution in APR.  -- justin

What is truerand.c? Can you provide a URL or perhaps a Message-ID in
case it came up before and I missed it?


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