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Re: [PATCH] sutils: add random device targets to MAKEDEV

From: Justus Winter
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sutils: add random device targets to MAKEDEV
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:33:56 +0200
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Quoting David Michael (2014-06-16 21:08:19)
> * sutils/MAKEDEV.sh (random,urandom): New targets.
> (std): Add random and urandom to the standard devices list.
> ---
> Hi,
> With the random merge, can /dev/(u)random devices now be added to


> (I'm not married to the seed file argument, in case there is a
> better default location for it.)

For the record, Debian uses /var/spool/random-seed.

> +      random)
> +       st $I root 644 /hurd/random --secure --seed-file 
> /var/lib/random-seed;;

But --secure doesn't seem to work yet, aiui we lack entropy sources.
The Debian package however contains a patch to make --fast the
default.  You could drop --secure, as it is the default in the stock
sources, and will be in the Debian package once this issue is


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