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Date:	Wed, 5 Dec 2007 13:23:29 +0100
From:	Marc Haber <mh+linux-kernel@...schlus.de>
To:	Ray Lee <ray@...rabbit.org>
Cc:	Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Why does reading from /dev/urandom deplete entropy so much?

On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 08:54:52AM -0800, Ray Lee wrote:
> (Why hasn't anyone been cc:ing Matt on this?)

I didn't because I am not a regularly enough visitor of this mailing
list to know who is in charge of what.

> > On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 12:41:25PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> A PRNG is clearly unacceptable.

Would a PRNG that is frequently re-seeded from true entropy be
unacceptable as well?

Greetings
Marc

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