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

Simon Josefsson simon at josefsson.org
Sun Apr 29 10:06:18 CEST 2007

"Peter O'Gorman" <gnutls-dev at mlists.thewrittenword.com> writes:

> 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.

I noticed your libgcrypt patch.  Thanks for working on it.


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