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bug#24628: GNUtls initialization adds 500ms to startup --- do we really


From: John Wiegley
Subject: bug#24628: GNUtls initialization adds 500ms to startup --- do we really need it just for the RNG?
Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:49:37 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.1.50 (darwin)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> However, my objections were evidently not enough to revert back, although
> you agreed with me:
>   http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=22202#118

Thanks for the references. Let's revert this change for 25.2 until the stated
problem (entropy exhaustion) becomes a real problem, i.e. reported by a user.

There is no reason to make everyone pay a 1/2 second startup cost for a
theoretical problem, or a code simplification whose benefits are so minor.

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John Wiegley                  GPG fingerprint = 4710 CF98 AF9B 327B B80F
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