[Freedombox-discuss] Crypto questions
dr at jones.dk
Fri Jun 10 08:50:31 UTC 2011
On 11-06-10 at 12:07pm, Sandy Harris wrote:
> Sandy Harris <sandyinchina at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Almost all crypto needs random numbers, and much
> > otherwise sound crypto is easily broken if it is used
> > with a weak random source.
> > ...
> > Where the plug has a sound card equivalent, and
> > it isn't used for sound, there is a good solution
> > using circuit noise in the card as the basis for
> > a hardware RNG.
> > http://www.av8n.com/turbid/paper/turbid.htm
> That compiles without problems on Ubuntu, so
> I assume on Debian. I have not yet gotten around
> to the testing and packaging issues, and am not
> likely to soon. Volunteers?
First step is always to file a bugreport. No need for special expertise
or Debian affilitaion to do that.
So please accompany such requests with a bugnumber for a so-called RFP
bug. More info here: http://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp/#l1
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