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authorMark Murray <markm@FreeBSD.org>2018-08-26 12:51:46 +0000
committerMark Murray <markm@FreeBSD.org>2018-08-26 12:51:46 +0000
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Remove the Yarrow PRNG algorithm option in accordance with due notice
given in random(4). This includes updating of the relevant man pages, and no-longer-used harvesting parameters. Ensure that the pseudo-unit-test still does something useful, now also with the "other" algorithm instead of Yarrow. PR: 230870 Reviewed by: cem Approved by: so(delphij,gtetlow) Approved by: re(marius) Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D16898
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Notes: svn path=/head/; revision=338324
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@@ -31,6 +31,11 @@ NOTE TO PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT FreeBSD 12.x IS SLOW:
disable the most expensive debugging functionality run
"ln -s 'abort:false,junk:false' /etc/malloc.conf".)
+20180826:
+ The Yarrow CSPRNG has been removed from the kernel as it has not been
+ supported by its designers since at least 2003. Fortuna has been the
+ default since FreeBSD-11.
+
20170822:
devctl freeze/that have gone into the tree, the rc scripts have been
updated to use them and devmatch has been changed. You should update