[openssl-users] Openssl FIPS uses /dev/urandom by default?

xxiao8 xxiao8 at fosiao.com
Thu Nov 12 16:08:27 UTC 2015

in e_os.h I saw

/* set this to a comma-separated list of 'random' device files to try out.

* My default, we will try to read at least one of these files */

#define DEVRANDOM "/dev/urandom","/dev/random","/dev/srandom"

# endif
this basically sets /dev/urandom as the default which really is not 
FIPS-friendly, is there a way to override this during compilation to set 
the default to /dev/random instead? I'm not supposed to modify the 
source code as it will invalidate openssl-FIPS certificate.


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