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In reply to LibreSSL's PRNG is Unsafe on Linux [Update: LibreSSL fork fix]

Reader Daurnimator on 2015-06-01 at 04:38:

http://daurnimator.com/post/120415954844/linux-fork-detection-using-thread-specific

I was reading Linux’s keys.txt and realised that this provided a place to store process or even thread local data that didn’t depend on libc.

I wrote up an example to show how you might accomplish pid detection on Linux utilising the kernel’s thead specific keyring.

https://gist.github.com/daurnimator/dfdbaef3c255bdc11531

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