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Add RNG strengthening (10ms once every minute)
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Authored by Fabien on May 19 2020, 13:37.

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Summary
This patch improves the built-in RNG using hash strengthening.

At startup, and once every minute, 32 bytes of entropy are produced from
the RNG, repeatedly hashed using SHA512 for 10ms, and then fed back into
the RNG, together with high-precision timestamps obtained every 1000
iterations.

Backport of core PR15224.

Test Plan
ninja all check-all

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Fabien requested review of this revision.May 19 2020, 13:37

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This revision is now accepted and ready to land.May 19 2020, 14:58
This revision was landed with ongoing or failed builds.May 19 2020, 15:37
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