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Re: RFP: egd -- Entropy Gathering Daemon - userspace /dev/random written in perl

On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 10:14:43PM -0700, Grant Bowman wrote:
> This is needed by the Hurd port to replace the kernel based /dev/random

Actually, we will have a kernel based random device in oskit, it is critical
to get good random.  And a translator for /dev/random that can take
randomness from various sources, including egd, so it's still useful.

Just to clear up the "replace".  Thanks for packaging this.


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