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Re: SSL (patch 5)

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Bear Giles <bgiles(at)coyotesong(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: SSL (patch 5)
Date: 2002-05-27 20:29:23
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.44.0205272215290.2460-100000@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-patches
Bear Giles writes:

> Patch to add initialization from entropy source, either a
> file ($HOME/.postgresql/.rand, $DataDir/.rand) or the
> /dev/urandom device.

I seem to recall that OpenSSL handles generating appropriate randomness
itself.  So far we've reject these kinds of attempts to do it ourselves.
How does it work now?

Peter Eisentraut   peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net

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