[Swan-dev] /dev/random slows testing a lot

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Mon Jul 16 12:53:05 UTC 2018

> On Jul 16, 2018, at 08:36, Andrew Cagney <andrew.cagney at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 14 Jul 2018 at 14:53, Paul Wouters <paul at nohats.ca> wrote:
>> On Fri, 13 Jul 2018, Andrew Cagney wrote:
>>>> It has been stuck for seven hours in dnssec-keygen on the host
>>>> computer:
>>>> \_ make kvm-check
>>>>    \_ /bin/sh ./testing/baseconfigs/all/etc/bind/generate-dnssec.sh
>>>>        \_ dnssec-keygen -K keys -b 2048 -f KSK -a RSASHA256 -n ZONE 2.1.192.in-addr.arpa
>>> I think this should run on the test domains.  Again get us away from a
>>> host dependency.
>> I don't like it because we have no clear method for "things that need to
>> run once or once in a blue moon" that is not related to a pluto test
>> unit.
> I'm not sure I follow.  The above is part of the kvm-keys target so is
> only run when keys are missing - once in a blue moon.

It shouldn’t as the dnssec signatures time out after a few days or so? It should be rerun at the start of a full test run.

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