Remove All Software Generators

Frederick Gotham cauldwell.thomas at
Thu Oct 31 07:48:29 UTC 2019

Frederick Gotham
<cauldwell.thomas at> wrote:
> And anyway this behaviour didn't come from deleting /dev/random, but
> rather from making the default generator inside OpenSSL always give 0
> for a random byte.

I will change the random number generator built into OpenSSL to always 
return sequential numbers, something like:

    static char unsigned val = 0;

    while ( num-- )
        *buff++ = val++;

This shouldn't break anything.

Then if ever I am in doubt about where a random number came from, I just 
check to see if it's something like 0102030405.

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