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Re: [Monotone-devel] fatal: Botan::PRNG_Unseeded

From: Jack Lloyd
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] fatal: Botan::PRNG_Unseeded
Date: Mon, 24 Mar 2008 10:04:09 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 07:38:25AM -0400, Stephen Leake wrote:
> We're porting monotone to the Lynx operating system. So far it passes
> the first set of unit tests.
> The problem at the moment is this error:
> fatal: Botan::PRNG_Unseeded
> It's complaining that it was unable to collect enough entropy.
> We use ssh on the same platform, and it manages to collect enough
> entropy, so there is probably a way around this. We're looking into
> what ssh does for this.

The build configuration in n.v.m's botan/ assumes /dev/*random exists.
Botan ships with other entropy gathering code for Unix-like systems
that may work (nothing has ever been tested on Lynx though, AFAIK).


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