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Re: [Openvpn-devel] Patch for Solaris & OpenSSL+Prngd/EGD

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-devel] Patch for Solaris & OpenSSL+Prngd/EGD
  • From: James Yonan <jim@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 05 Apr 2006 00:41:17 -0600

Barton, Christopher wrote:
I'm using OpenVPN 2.0.5 with OpenSSL built against PRNGD on Solaris 8
(sparc). On startup, I always got "ERROR: Random number generator
cannot obtain entro <<openvpn-2.0.5-initprng.patch>> py for PRNG". I
fixed it with the attached patch.

This patch doesn't appear to be portable (for example win32 lacks srand48 and lrand48).

I can accept it if either you make the patch portable across all of the platforms which OpenVPN supports, or ifdef it out to the versions of Solaris which need it.


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