Removal of support for systems without /dev/urandom.
ira at samba.org
Sat Feb 15 08:07:22 MST 2014
This is a patch to clean up 2 Coverity issues that really pointed at a
larger issue in our code base.
The code used for seeding the random number generator, without
/dev/urandom, is not currently insecure, but it is time to deal with it
before it becomes so.
I've put a check into waf to break configure if it can not find
/dev/urandom. If you defeat that, you will run into a #error compiling
without /dev/urandom. If you get past all that... you get what you deserve
I hope that is sufficient to warn people about the change.
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