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Author skrah
Recipients doko, lemburg, matejcik, rhettinger, skrah, socketpair, thomas-petazzoni, vstinner
Date 2016-04-26.12:35:10
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Wow, it's by design:

" os.urandom(n)

    Return a string of n random bytes suitable for cryptographic use."

``man urandom'':

"A read from the /dev/urandom device will not block waiting for more entropy.  As a result,  if  there  is
       not sufficient entropy in the entropy pool, the returned values are theoretically vulnerable to a crypto-
       graphic attack on the algorithms used by the driver."
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