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Author dmalcolm
Recipients Arach, Arfrever, Huzaifa.Sidhpurwala, Jim.Jewett, Mark.Shannon, PaulMcMillan, Zhiping.Deng, alex, barry, benjamin.peterson, christian.heimes, dmalcolm, eric.araujo, eric.snow, fx5, georg.brandl, grahamd, gregory.p.smith, gvanrossum, gz, jcea, lemburg, loewis, mark.dickinson, neologix, pitrou, skorgu, skrah, terry.reedy, tim.peters, v+python, vstinner, zbysz
Date 2012-02-06.19:07:41
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On Mon, 2012-02-06 at 06:11 +0000, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Martin v. Löwis <> added the comment:
> IIUC, Win9x and NT4 are not supported anymore in any of the target releases of the patch, so calling CryptGenRandom should be fine.
> In a security fix release, we shouldn't change the linkage procedures, so I recommend that the LoadLibrary dance remains.


Am attaching tweaked versions of the 2012-02-01 patches, in which I've
removed the indecisive:
#if 1
       (void)win32_urandom((unsigned char *)secret, secret_size, 0);
       /* fast but weak RNG (fast initialization, weak seed) */

stuff, and simply use the first clause (win32_urandom) on Windows:
File name Uploaded
add-randomization-to-2.6-dmalcolm-2012-02-06-001.patch dmalcolm, 2012-02-06.19:07:31
add-randomization-to-3.1-dmalcolm-2012-02-06-001.patch dmalcolm, 2012-02-06.19:07:39
fix-broken-tests-on-2.6-dmalcolm-2012-02-06-001.patch dmalcolm, 2012-02-06.19:07:38
fix-broken-tests-on-3.1-dmalcolm-2012-02-06-001.patch dmalcolm, 2012-02-06.19:07:40
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2012-02-06 19:07:47dmalcolmsetrecipients: + dmalcolm, lemburg, gvanrossum, tim.peters, loewis, barry, georg.brandl, terry.reedy, gregory.p.smith, jcea, mark.dickinson, pitrou, vstinner, christian.heimes, benjamin.peterson, eric.araujo, grahamd, Arfrever, v+python, alex, zbysz, skrah, gz, neologix, Arach, Mark.Shannon, eric.snow, Zhiping.Deng, Huzaifa.Sidhpurwala, Jim.Jewett, PaulMcMillan, fx5, skorgu
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