security/prngd - The NetBSD Packages Collection

Pseudo Random Number Generator Daemon

PRNGD is a Pseudo Random Number Generator Daemon. It is intended
to replace EGD, and provides an EGD compatible interface to obtain
random data and as an entropy source.

PRNGD is never drained and can never block.  And it has a seed-save
file, so that it is immediately usable after system start.

Build dependencies


Runtime dependencies


Available binary packages


Binary packages can be installed with pkgin or pkg_add(1). The NetBSD packages collection is also designed to permit easy installation from source.

Available build options


Known vulnerabilities

The pkg_admin audit command locates any installed package which has been mentioned in security advisories as having vulnerabilities.

Please note the vulnerabilities database might not be fully accurate, and not every bug is exploitable with every configuration.

Problem reports, updates or suggestions for this package should be reported with send-pr.

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