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authorDamien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>2001-03-04 00:29:20 +1100
committerDamien Miller <djm@mindrot.org>2001-03-04 00:29:20 +1100
commitd0ccb989c2ccb190bf81819c4b6418d63c682538 (patch)
treeeb7d3f8dde263b16b1d1b4e21d40bd7f8c1a4c85 /INSTALL
parentf85b4d76705035e495545c84a922f032447414bd (diff)
- Allow PRNGd entropy collection from localhost TCP socket. Replace
"--with-egd-pool" configure option with "--with-prngd-socket" and "--with-prngd-port" options. Debugged and improved by Lutz Jaenicke <Lutz.Jaenicke@aet.TU-Cottbus.DE>
Diffstat (limited to 'INSTALL')
-rw-r--r--INSTALL11
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/INSTALL b/INSTALL
index 47b071e1..6778a288 100644
--- a/INSTALL
+++ b/INSTALL
@@ -119,8 +119,13 @@ headers, for this to work.
random numbers (the default is /dev/urandom). Unless you are absolutely
sure of what you are doing, it is best to leave this alone.
---with-egd-pool=/some/file allows you to enable EGD or PRNGD support
-and to specify a EGD pool socket. Use this if your Unix lacks
+--with-prngd-socket=/some/file allows you to enable EGD or PRNGD
+support and to specify a PRNGd socket. Use this if your Unix lacks
+/dev/random and you don't want to use OpenSSH's builtin entropy
+collection support.
+
+--with-prngd-port=portnum allows you to enable EGD or PRNGD support
+and to specify a EGD localhost TCP port. Use this if your Unix lacks
/dev/random and you don't want to use OpenSSH's builtin entropy
collection support.
@@ -217,4 +222,4 @@ Please refer to the "reporting bugs" section of the webpage at
http://www.openssh.com/
-$Id: INSTALL,v 1.41 2001/02/18 01:58:24 djm Exp $
+$Id: INSTALL,v 1.42 2001/03/03 13:29:21 djm Exp $