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

Paul Wouters paul at nohats.ca
Sun Jul 22 19:15:38 UTC 2018

On Mon, 16 Jul 2018, Andrew Cagney wrote:

>> 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.
> The real number is:
> for re-building all keys.  If the keys are older than that then 'make
> kvm-test' dies.  Should it be shorter?
> The argument against re-building them for each test run is that it
> causes test results to unexpectedly change (testing.libreswan.org
> forces a key re-build before each run).

I believe if you "run all tests" then it should just regenerate all X509
and DNSSEC keys. If you are investigating a particular issue, you are
running the same test case a few times to see what happens and there is
little to no gain having yesterday's result be the identical key.


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