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Re: (ITS#5462) Allow setting of RANDOM_FILE for gnutls

On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 12:50:22PM -0700, Howard Chu wrote:
> pogma@thewrittenword.com wrote:
>> Full_Name: Peter O'Gorman
>> Version: 2.4.8
>> OS: multiple
>> URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/the-written-word-080410.patch
>> Submission from: (NULL) (
>> gcrypt-1.4.x and later allow the egd socket path to be set. This patch allows
>> the conf file option to work when building openldap with gnutls on systems that
>> do not have a /dev/random.
> Hm, this patch is a silent no-op if the gcrypt function is missing. 
> Currently the randfile option is already documented as being ignored by 
> GNUtls. I would prefer that the behavior is absolutely consistent - either 
> the feature always works or is always ignored. Perhaps we should require 
> gcrypt 1.4 or newer?

Requiring gcrypt-1.4.x or newer is ok with us.

Peter O'Gorman