Author loewis
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Date 2012-06-28.05:54:50
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> a) my patch handles the fork() issue correctly

If the system has urandom, yes.

> b) if it's a good idea to try SystemRandom first

Certainly.

> c) a backport to 2.6, 2.7, 3.1 and 3.2 is required
> and perhaps

Cannot backport to 2.6 and 3.1; it's not a security issue.

> d) if I should open another ticket to work on a general solution for  
> the RNG + fork() issue.

I'm not quite sure what a solution could be, or wether there is
an issue in the first place, so -0.
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