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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: rng-tools-5-1

On Aug 14 12:09, Peter Rosin wrote:
> On 2014-08-13 11:43, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Aug 13 10:55, Peter Rosin wrote:
> >> This seemed like something I could waste a little time on, and learn
> >> something in the process. Which I did, so not all is lost. :-)
> Ok, I see how the above could be misread easily, since it appeared in
> the context it did. But the key to interpreting it is that it is all
> past tense; it was meant as a comment to the whole thread.
> > Cool!  I'm glad for any help, you know.  If you want to take over
> > the rng-tools package to play further with it, feel free.  I'll
> > look into the fake entropy pool size in a not so distant future.
> What I'm saying is that I have no further input. Sorry. Figuring
> out how to write device drivers or otherwise access the PCI bus
> is not something I have done previously (not for any current Windows
> version anyway), and it feels too much like a black hole regarding
> time. So, again, sorry if that's disappointing.

Yeah, but no worries.

> That said, I could still adopt the rng-tools package if that would
> be any help (but I don't see myself hacking on any new HW features)

Only if you like.  I'm not trying to press gang you into service, though
I'm glad for each package taken over by an active maintainer of course.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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