haveged Changelog

New in version 1.9.1

February 12th, 2014
  • This version fixes documentation and sample file issues in the 1.9.0 release.

New in version 1.9.0 (February 11th, 2014)

  • Bugs and performance issues uncovered during large-scale bouts of continuous run-time testing have been fixed.
  • More effort has been put into the documentation in an attempt to improve the experience of both the haveged and libhavege users.

New in version 1.7c (June 8th, 2013)

  • This version fixes more test alignment woes on mips.

New in version 1.7b (June 8th, 2013)

  • This version fixes runtime test aligment problems on sparc and mips, and ppc detection in building.

New in version 1.7a (February 14th, 2013)

  • This version fixes parallel build issues and modifies the check target to accommodate changes in the automake 1.13 test harness.
  • It updates the sample spec file and adds other documentation changes.

New in version 1.7 (January 16th, 2013)

  • Build and package sources have been restructured to create a devel sub-package consisting of the haveged RNG complete with support for auto-tuning and on-line testing features.
  • Updated documentation, man(8) and man(3) pages, and additional build and usage samples are provided.
  • The potential for a rare syssegv left over from the 1.6 changes has been removed.

New in version 1.6a (December 19th, 2012)

  • This version corrects a config typo to fix building on generic architectures.

New in version 1.6 (December 17th, 2012)

  • The runtime test implementation has been corrected to remove an alignment fault which appeared in AIS test0 on arm64 hosts.
  • The build procedure for clock_gettime() support has been altered to provide better control (now an override for all architectures) and correctly determine dependencies.
  • Minor typos and inaccuracies in the source and man page have been corrected.

New in version 1.4 (February 9th, 2012)

  • A 'generic' architecture based upon clock_gettime() has also been added.
  • An s390 architecture has also been added.
  • The build script now allows non Red Hat init scripts to be installed without patching the build.
  • The collection loop has been rewritten to support multiple instances, and an experimental threaded option is now available to spread the CPU load.
  • Auto tuning has been rewritten to replace buggy cpuid code and to incorporate information obtained from the /proc and /sys filesystems.