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better random from TLS/crypto backends!

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:12:12 +0200 (CEST)


I've just pushed a commit (8dfd22089ca) that willingly breaks compilation with
all TLS backends that aren't adjusted to properly provide an implementation
for Curl_ssl_random().

This action is made to highlight the need for attention and to stress that we
really can use good random, even for a few non-TLS features and while we have
a more stupid default implemenation for when there's really no TLS backend
that can provide one for us, we need to actively make that choice.

So plese, help us out and make sure libcurl still build with your favourite
TLS backend by making use of its suitable random function!

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Received on 2014-07-30