[openssl-project] Entropy seeding the DRBG

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Tue May 1 04:33:33 UTC 2018

In message <20180501.060913.811991315461935857.levitte at openssl.org> on Tue, 01 May 2018 06:09:13 +0200 (CEST), Richard Levitte <levitte at openssl.org> said:

levitte> Either way, this is quite discouraging, because this means that with
levitte> that estimate, I need to gather about 25 KiB of data to meet the
levitte> requirements of our DRBG.  Right?

Gah!  Too early in the morning to keep bits and bytes apart!  So, err,
about 3 KiB plus change...  Still not the most encouraging thought...

Richard Levitte         levitte at openssl.org
OpenSSL Project         http://www.openssl.org/~levitte/

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