New random algorithms, implementation

Alex Hornung has added a ChaCha algorithms and Fortuna-based CSPRNG to DragonFly’s random device.  You can pick what runs with the sysctl kern.rand_mode, and some other changes.

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  1. Luca says:

    This is a very welcome development, many thanks to Alex Hornung. Especially in light of the events in the last years when we’ve learned how important it is that your encryption algorithm has gone through peer review.