Terrible performance and Upgrade

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at andrew.cmu.edu
Mon Feb 9 10:07:05 EST 2004

On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Sebastian Hagedorn wrote:

> I'm still fuzzy on how to find out if that's the cause. as I wrote in an
> ealrier message, "cat /dev/random" doesn't seem to block ...
> If it *is* demonstrably the cause in many instances, why isn't the default
> for SASL to use /dev/urandom?

/dev/urandom is not cryptographicly secure.


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