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Re: Solaris /dev/random

No, I didn't link openssl.  (Supposed to be a high-reliability server  
configuration -> minimum external dependencies -> use Heimdal crypto,  
no external packages.)

Have to admit I didn't look at this carefully back when.  I gather that  
most people use openssl crypto with Heimdal these days?

On Jun 26, 2004, at 1:09 PM, Love wrote:

> "Henry B. Hotz" <hotz@jpl.nasa.gov> writes:
>> Just for giggles I tried removing the symlinks for /dev/random and
>> /dev/urandom on a Solaris 8 machine with Heimdal 0.6.1 installed.
>> kadmin -l ank -r randomtest  still works!
>> Did I blow the configure or is there another source of randomness
>> that's used?
> If you linked with openssl, its openssl that provides randomness, so  
> its up
> to openssl.
> Love
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