cvs commit: src/games/fortune/fortune fortune.c
nate at root.org
Sat Jul 23 18:54:36 GMT 2005
Andrey A. Chernov wrote:
> ache 2005-07-23 18:24:47 UTC
> FreeBSD src repository
> Modified files:
> games/fortune/fortune fortune.c
> My change, namely srandomdev() addition, was backed out even without
> discussing with me, and I obviously disagree seeing that afterwards
> (srandomdev() back out not fix any thing, it can only mask the problem).
> So, back out the back out and return srandomdev().
> People who have problems with repeated quotes should use -D fortune
> option for debugging to see is the problem in (1) /dev/random initialization
> or in (2) fortune code itself.
A bug in initializing /dev/random is a security issue and not one to be
taken lightly. I hope whoever is affected by this puts some effort into
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