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Author vstinner
Recipients alex, benjamin.peterson, christian.heimes, dstufft, giampaolo.rodola, janssen, josh.r, ncoghlan, neologix, tshepang, vstinner
Date 2014-04-28.21:51:59
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Please don't backport this "feature". We had to wait 20 years before someone requested the feature, but only a few months before the first user reported an issue ("regression"?).

IMO it would be much better to use explicitly a random.SystemRandom instance which would keep the fd open, and only use it if you hit the bug (*many* threads calling os.urandom in parallel.
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