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Author neologix
Recipients christian.heimes, hynek, jcea, neologix, pitrou, tarek, vstinner
Date 2013-08-16.16:56:54
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In-reply-to <1376671703.2510.3.camel@fsol>
>> Why locking? /dev/urandom is a pseudo char device. You can have multiple
>> readers on the same fd without any locking.
> You must put a lock around the open() call, though, to avoid calling it
> several times and losing an fd.

Exactly (unless the FD is open during the module initialization,
instead of using lazy-open upon first os.urandom() call).
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