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Author vstinner
Recipients jcon, pitrou, vstinner
Date 2011-05-11.20:52:03
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ssl_rand.patch adds RAND_bytes() and RAND_pseudo_bytes() functions to the ssl module.

I moved /dev/urandom to /dev/ and /dev/random to /dev/ to test RAND_bytes() error path. In this case, RAND_pseudo_bytes() generates non-cryptographic pseudo-random bytes.

RAND_pseudo_bytes() returns a tuple (bytes, is_cryptographic).

In test_ssl, I used the assertion that RAND_pseudo_bytes() only generates cryptographic numbers if RAND_status() is 1. If the assertion is wrong, the test can be changed to just test the type of is_crytographic.

RAND_bytes() and RAND_pseudo_bytes() raise a SSLError on error using ERR_get_errno() as the error code, whereas other ssl functions uses a value of the py_ssl_error enum. I don't know if it is the good choise.
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