[gnutls-dev] set random seed file via gnutls api

Peter O'Gorman gnutls-dev at mlists.thewrittenword.com
Sat Apr 28 02:10:55 CEST 2007

On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 02:00:05PM +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> "Peter O'Gorman" <gnutls-dev at mlists.thewrittenword.com> writes:
> > Should curl be using the libgcrypt api directly to avoid this? Or
> > ought there be a way to set the random file via gnutls? We're thinking
> > the latter.
> Yes, if libgcrypt used by GnuTLS needs help to find a random seed file
> to work properly, it seems it would make sense for GnuTLS to provide an
> API to set it.

Looks like I misread the gcrypt options, there is no current API for
changing the egd socket. Sorry. I am hopeful that something will be
added to the next major release of libgcrypt, if so we will come back
with a patch for GnuTLS.


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