[openssl-users] [openssl-dev] Do you need EGD support?

Lutz Jänicke lutz at lutz-jaenicke.de
Mon Jan 11 21:12:54 UTC 2016

On 11.01.2016 21:32, Salz, Rich wrote:
>>> Will you still support PRNGD?  I need PRNGD, as I’m on a platform without a built-in random device or cpu instructions.
>> PRNGD is a direct replacement for EGD, so if the interface to EGD is removed from OpenSSL, PRNGD stops to work for it as well.
> Thanks.  That means we should not remove it right away.  (Although perhaps we need only use it in the library, not the command-line?)

Removing it from the command line tools would make the apps with random
number requirements useless...

Best regards,

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