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Re: curl-6.5 and openssl-0.9.5 random number seed problem

From: Daniel Stenberg <Daniel.Stenberg_at_haxx.nu>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 10:08:51 +0100 (MET)

On Tue, 14 Mar 2000, Richard Chen wrote:

> I have justed installed curl on a solaris 2.6 box with openssl
> installed. When trying any https sites, I get the error:
>
> curl: (35) SSL: error:24064064:random number
> generator:SSLEAY_RAND_BYTES:prng not seeded
>
> The CHANGES file says that a seed related problem is fixed. What gives?

(Line 176 to 185 in lib/ssluse.c contains the fix that I thought the
documentation at http://www.openssl.org/docs/crypto/RAND_add.html describes.)

For this reason I just installed openssl 0.9.5 on my solaris 2.6 box here
(SunOS pm1 5.6 Generic_105181-16 sun4u sparc sun4u) and I don't get any
problems. I tried https://sourceforge.net as well as https://www.openssl.org.

You aren't simply using an older curl by mistake?

My Linux-box using kernel 2.2.12 doesn't show any problems either.

-- 
   Daniel Stenberg - http://www.contactor.se/~dast - +46-705-44 31 77
   ech`echo xiun|tr nu oc|sed 'sx\([sx]\)\([xoi]\)xo un\2\1 is xg'`ol
Received on 2000-03-15

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