Linux getrandom() support

Bradford Wetmore bradford.wetmore at oracle.com
Mon Oct 6 16:26:53 UTC 2014


Worth looking into, but no plans at the moment.

Do you have a link?

Brad



On 10/5/2014 7:44 PM, Bernd wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Is there already support for the upcoming getrandom() syscall in Linux
> 3.17 kernel planned? I guess this would be a good feature for SSL and
> the strong SecureRandom variant (by setting the 128bit entropy required
> flag).
>
> It would be good if this is supported out of the box, especially to
> avoid problems when the dev files are missing in some
> container/virtualisation systems.
>
> Greetings
> Bernd
>


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