[arch-dev-public] adding rng-tools to extra?

Tobias Powalowski tobias.powalowski at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 4 01:32:35 EDT 2012

Am 04.06.2012 02:22, schrieb Gaetan Bisson:
> [2012-06-03 20:48:21 +0200] Tobias Powalowski:
>> with enabling pacman signing, shouldn't we add the rng-tools to extra to
>> be able to use it on install media too?
> For interactive installers, it seems to me like a better solution to
> simply ask the user to provide true entropy through typing random stuff
> on their keyboards - shouldn't take more than twenty seconds or so.
> For virtual machines, I use the stupid code attached to transfer entropy
> from the host to the guest.
> I don't know rng-tools but if it better answers either problem it would
> indeed be nice to have it in [extra].
As far as i can remember I needed more time with the keyboard, well i'll
test a bit in the install environment.


Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 554 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/attachments/20120604/038e5319/attachment.asc>

More information about the arch-dev-public mailing list