I used it to test how random entropy gets exhausted with different secure
random configurations on different platforms. I tend to agree that it is
not needed anymore because the result of these experiments have been
captured elsewhere.

Best Regards,


2018-02-12 0:41 GMT+01:00 Uwe Schindler <u...@thetaphi.de>:

> Hi,
> in Solr's Core test class is a file "SecureRandomAlgorithmTesterApp.java"
> in the default package. It is also compiled, but not used anywhere. It does
> not appear in Javadocs (as it's test only), but the updated weekly
> OpenClover coverage report list it as a completely untested class file in
> the default package. I'd like to delete it unless there is a use-case for
> it. Maybe let's move it into a package, if it's of use. It seems to be a
> command line program to test some SecureRandomConfigs in the JVM.
> It was added by: SOLR-10338: Configure SecureRandom non blocking for tests
> (Mark Miller). I think it was just some testing when SecureRandom support
> was added and got accidentally committed to source tree.
> Uwe
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