/dev/random vs. /dev/urandom and the krb5 test suite

John Hascall john at iastate.edu
Mon Jun 22 17:31:16 EDT 2009

> John Hascall <john at iastate.edu> writes:
       [...scripty business elided...]
> > Putting something like this in the testing sripts seems like it might
> > be an alternative to a possibly-ill-advised option (of any name).

> This has the disadvantage of requiring tuning for specific operating
> systems, so I wourage using it for testing scripts that must
> run on multiple operating systems.

 Sorry for my lack of clarity.  I was not so much suggesting
 my particular "implementation", but that one might consider
 that the solution to insufficient randomness might be to
 generate more (by whatever method).


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