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Re: pgcrypto seeding problem when ssl=on

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Noah Misch <noah(at)leadboat(dot)com>, Postgres Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgcrypto seeding problem when ssl=on
Date: 2013-01-13 22:46:12
Message-ID: 1718.1358117172@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 10:27 PM, Noah Misch <noah(at)leadboat(dot)com> wrote:
>> How about instead calling RAND_cleanup() after each backend fork?

> Attached is a patch that adds RAND_cleanup() to fork_process().

I remain unconvinced that this is the best solution.  Anybody else have
an opinion?

			regards, tom lane


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