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Fri Dec 11 17:53:11 CET 2015
I think everyone has questioned the quality of Jitterentropy (for safety's sake) so I
ported over the TestU01 suite, which from what I've read is notable for giving failing
scores to most of the popular RNGs. Jitterentropy passes the shortest two of the four
test batteries, but is two slow to practically test against the larger two tests.
Speed aside, I think it is looking like a good entropy source, but then again I wouldn't
be shocked if OpenSSL runs a crappy amplifier over top of /dev/random.
I have the tests in my external repo:
On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 11:59:27AM +0900, Jaemin Park wrote:
> I'll also consider your comments on "random", but currently I'm
> implementing the test program only. (It's fine till now.)
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 8:05 PM, Josef Söntgen <
> > Note that there is currently no random source besides an older version
> > of the jitterentropy RNG  available on Genode. So, for all use cases
> > that go beyond mere experimentation, the generated keys should be
> > considered as insecure if you only use this as source.
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