Bug#448775: Uses too much entropy (Debian Bug #343085)

Andreas Metzler ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org
Sat Mar 8 11:11:51 CET 2008

On 2008-03-08 Simon Josefsson <simon at josefsson.org> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler <ametzler at downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
> > We have tried to isolate what actually breaks, by only applying parts
> > of the patch (e.g setting up dthe seed file, but not updating it.),
> > but it looks like the mere presence of
> > gcry_control (GCRYCTL_SET_RANDOM_SEED_FILE,filename)
> > causes the crashes.

> Did you follow Werner's suggestion to the patch?  I.e., to call
> gcry_check_version to initialize libgcrypt properly.

Yes, we did.
cu andreas
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