Removal of support for systems without /dev/urandom.
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Feb 22 01:57:16 MST 2014
On Sat, 2014-02-22 at 03:46 +0000, Ira Cooper wrote:
> I'd like a 2nd reviewer, and a general signoff "Yes, we are ok ditching
> support for those old systems."
We now always build with Kerberos, so why not make it the responsibility
of the kerberos library? (We will need that part to work anyway).
Heimdal has krb5_generate_random_block which does not require any
library set up, and MIT has krb5_c_random_make_octets but which needs a
Or we could make the test be Heimdal or /dev/urandom for simplicity.
The Heimdal sources seem to indicate alternate possible devices
of /dev/srandom and /dev/arandom for what it's worth.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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