Author Jim.Jewett
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On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 6:02 PM, STINNER Victor

>  - PYTHONHASHSEED doc is not clear: it should be mentionned
> that the variable is ignored if PYTHONHASHRANDOMIZATION
> is not set

*That* is why this two-envvar solution bothers me.

PYTHONHASHSEED has to be a string anyhow, so why not just get rid of

Use PYTHONHASHSEED=random to use randomization.

Other values that cannot be turned into an integer will be (currently)
undefined.  (You may want to raise a fatal error, on the assumption
that errors should not pass silently.)

A missing PYTHONHASHSEED then has the pleasant interpretation of
defaulting to "0" for backwards compatibility.
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