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

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Wed Jun 30 19:20:11 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 03:13:20PM +0200, Nicolas George wrote:
> 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

who, when, based on what in which peer reviewed paper?

I remember a paper finding weaknesses in linux random number
generator. I dont remember details though sadly

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