AW: Performance Issue With OpenSSL 1.1.1c

Dr. Matthias St. Pierre Matthias.St.Pierre at
Thu May 30 00:11:19 UTC 2019

> To workaround the /dev/random blocking issue, you can just add:
> -DDEVRANDOM="\"/dev/urandom\""
> as a parameter to ./Configure
> This will remove the special handling of /dev/urandom and /dev/random
> in 1.1.1c.

Tomáš, Jay,

I'm afraid this suggestion won't help, because `DEVRANDOM_WAIT` is defined
unconditionally in e_os.h:

This means that the select() call will happen on linux independently of what
`DEVRANDOM` is defined to be:

I think that pull request #8251 needs to be reconsidered. Give me one day or two, 
I'll create a GitHub issue for that and post the link here when it's ready.


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