[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Make av_get_random_seed not block when waiting for more entropy

Nicolas George nicolas.george
Wed Jun 30 15:13:20 CEST 2010

Le primidi 11 messidor, an CCXVIII, M?ns Rullg?rd a ?crit?:
>	      Since we don't need cryptographically strong random
> numbers, giving priority to /dev/urandom makes sense.

Just for the record, cryptographers consider that urandom, once it has been
properly initialized (id est except during the very early stages of boot),
is cryptographically strong enough for any real world situation, with spare
room. Using random rather urandom is akin to using the "placebo" preset for


  Nicolas George
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