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Re: ssh success

"ryan.tecco" <rtecco@umich.edu> writes:

> 	the entropy driver i am working on adding to hurd
> 	will provide strong random numbers - something that is
> 	a necessity for ssh/crypto related packages.

I'd love to see that kind of thing. At the moment my openssh package
uses userspace entropy gathering, which is good enough at the moment,
but must always be inferior to a kernel-supported solution.

A /dev/random will also remove one Linux/Hurd incompatibility that
complicates the port.


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