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Re: getrandom vs. crypto/gc-random

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: getrandom vs. crypto/gc-random
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 21:01:02 +0200
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Hi Paul,

> I installed the attached patch to the Gnulib doc, which attempts to address 
> this
> along with the GRND_INSECURE business.

No guidance regarding getrandom vs. crypto/gc-random any more?

We have two modules, 'getrandom' and 'crypto/gc-random' (in fact 3, if you also
count 'getentropy'), but no guidance when the users should choose one or the
other. As a user, I would expect to find such a guidance.


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