Author vstinner
Recipients adiroiban, loewis, vstinner, zooko
Date 2012-04-13.10:00:14
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-        if (RAND_pseudo_bytes((unsigned char*)
+        if (RAND_bytes((unsigned char*)

This is not a good idea: RAND_bytes() is blocking, whereas os.urandom() doesn't block on other platforms. os.urandom() is similar to /dev/urandom (non blocking), whereas /dev/random is blocking. With this patch, Python may block at startup if there is not enough entropy.
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