[Openvas-devel] Getting rid of openvasclient-mkrand

Christian Eric Edjenguele christian.edjenguele at owasp.org
Mon Sep 21 10:20:46 CEST 2009


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Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> in directory openvas-client/ssl there is still the C program
> for gathering some sort of entropy in absence of /dev/urandom.
> 
> I neither think this tool is needed today anymore nor do I think
> it is the task of OpenVAS to care about entropy. Other tools
> should be employed for this. GNUTLS/libgcrypt tries its best already and
> they surely to better than we do.

I agree with this.

> So, I think we can remove openvasclient-mkrand entirely.
> Opinions?
> 
> Best
> 
> 	Jan
> 


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Christian Eric Edjenguele
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