[SailfishDevel] Does /dev/urandom is strong enough to rely on it for crypto
mikelima at gmail.com
Mon Jan 13 08:35:01 UTC 2014
I don't think this is SailfishOS specific.
I am not a crypto expert, but the man page says that /dev/random is
the device you want to use.
/dev/urandom generates pseudorandom values when it gets out of entropy...
Just checked out this:
Apparently, /dev/urandom should be ok for use, but don't quote me about this.
On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 8:21 AM, Benoît HERVIER <khertan at khertan.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does /dev/urandom is strong enough to be used for cryptographic purpose on Sailfish OS ?
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