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Author Jeffrey.Walton
Recipients Arfrever, Jeffrey.Walton, barry, benjamin.peterson, christian.heimes, georg.brandl, larry, neologix, pitrou, python-dev, sbt, vajrasky, vstinner
Date 2014-03-16.20:46:35
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> It probably is an OpenSSL bug but the declaration doesn't help us.
> It's not the first time Python has to work around OpenSSL, e.g. #18709.

Sorry to dig up an old issue. But here's some reading on it if interested.

Ben Laurire pushed a patch to mix in PID and time. The PID was already being used, so the patch adds the time. See "Mixing time into the pool", And the commit:

OpenSSL added a wiki page for reading on the subject:
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