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Re: [neon] Re: https schema

From: Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz_at_ebuilt.com>
Date: 2001-12-14 20:45:19 CET

On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 12:53:08PM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> writes:
> > SSL is cryptography, and the SSL engine needs a good random seed to act good.
> > On systems without a /dev/urandom (such as Solaris), you need to be able to
> > specify your own random source, like a file name with random data or an EGD
> > socket.
> >
> > This same problem was recently just fixed in wget (GPL licensed) and I have
> > written code that seeds the SSL engine in curl (MIT licensed). Getting
> > inspiration from an already written solution is easy.
> >
> > I'm willing to donate code if need be.
>
> Great!
>
> Architecturally, I'm a little unclear: should this go in Subversion,
> or in Neon?

I believe Neon since it interfaces with OpenSSL. -- justin

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