apr ports devrandom option

Philip M. Gollucci pgollucci at p6m7g8.com
Thu Jun 17 03:37:13 UTC 2010

On 6/16/2010 9:14 PM, RW wrote:
> Right, but my question was about why anyone would set the option to
> "off".
> On the face of it, it's a pointless option since turning it off either
> does nothing or it makes Apache less secure.
I will ask dev at apr if there is any reason they can think of to turn it
off on FBSD.  When I added it I was just parsing the configure output
for mod_auth_digest in apache and its requirements.

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