Author matejcik
Recipients matejcik, vstinner
Date 2015-10-19.12:06:32
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On 18.10.2015 23:09, STINNER Victor wrote:
> Hum ok, so your issue is specific to Linux.

yes, should have specified that, sorry

> Hum, the problem was already fixed some months/years ago: you must attach a RNG virtio device to your VM. Python is just one example, a lot of applications need entropy.

i disagree that this is a good solution; similar to your haveged 
suggestion, this is a workaround.

Unless a program specifically uses randomness, it should not need to 
read any entropy. For the python runtime itself, this is preventable by 
setting fixed PYTHONHASHSEED. For `random` module, there is no clean way 
to prevent it.
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