entropy: A platform independent entropy source

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A platform independent method to obtain cryptographically strong entropy (RDRAND when available anywhere, urandom on nix, CryptAPI on Windows, patches welcome) Users looking for cryptographically strong (number-theoretically sound) PRNGs should see the DRBG package too.


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Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.2.2.1, 0.2.2.2, 0.2.2.3, 0.2.2.4, 0.3, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3, 0.3.4, 0.3.4.1, 0.3.5, 0.3.6, 0.3.7, 0.3.8, 0.4, 0.4.1, 0.4.1.1, 0.4.1.2, 0.4.1.3, 0.4.1.4
Dependencies base (>=4.3 && <5), bytestring, unix [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Thomas DuBuisson <thomas.dubuisson@gmail.com>
Author Thomas DuBuisson <thomas.dubuisson@gmail.com>
Maintainer Thomas DuBuisson <thomas.dubuisson@gmail.com>
Revised Revision 1 made by HerbertValerioRiedel at Sun May 21 20:01:55 UTC 2017
Category Data, Cryptography
Home page https://github.com/TomMD/entropy
Bug tracker https://github.com/TomMD/entropy/issues
Source repo head: git clone https://github.com/TomMD/entropy
Uploaded by ThomasDuBuisson at Mon Jun 15 20:46:20 UTC 2015
Distributions Arch:0.4.1.4, Debian:0.4.1.1, Fedora:0.3.8, FreeBSD:0.3.7, LTSHaskell:0.4.1.4, NixOS:0.4.1.4, Stackage:0.4.1.4
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Introduction

This package allows Haskell users to easily acquire entropy for use in critical security applications by calling out to either windows crypto api, unix/linux's /dev/urandom, or the RDRAND instruction.

This package supports Windows, {li,u}nix, QNX, and has preliminary support for HaLVM.

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