[openssl-users] Doubt about OpenSSL library initialization in an HTTP client application
silvioprog at gmail.com
Sat Dec 3 16:18:14 UTC 2016
I'm trying to speed up the initialization of a legacy HTTP client
application. Debugging that code, I found the following functions being
called each application startup:
however, the execution of RAND_screen() spends about 3 seconds.
The first idea was commenting this line, but I don't know if I really can
do that. After some "googling" I found someone doing something like this:
unsigned char c;
anyway I don't know if it is really necessary, so I just commented
RAND_screen() line and without add this call to RAND_bytes().
So I have a question: do I really need to call some function like RAND_* at
each application initialization?
This project has that same initialization:
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