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Re: heimdal and OpenSSL
On Thu, Jan 04, 2001 at 01:07:45PM -0600, Jacques A. Vidrine wrote:
> The *BSD systems provide this in libcrypto.
There are operating systems other than *BSD. Read the OpenSSL documentation
(doc/crypto/des.pod): "des_new_random_key() [...] not implemented here."
> One could always use the one Heimdal provides on systems without it.
You haven't looked at the Heimdal build system either: if it finds the
OpenSSL crypto library, it _won't_ build the included des library.
> What is `It' in the sentence above?
Your proposed changes. If there is no /dev/urandom, the RNG will not be
Your changes might be fine for a *BSD port, but are not enough for a
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