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Author vstinner
Recipients Colm Buckley, Lukasa, Theodore Tso, alex, doko, dstufft, larry, lemburg, martin.panter, matejcik, ned.deily, pitti, python-dev, rhettinger, skrah, thomas-petazzoni, vstinner, ztane
Date 2016-06-08.22:22:03
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> The current behavior (as of 9de508dc4837) is that it will never block on Linux, but could still block on other OS if called before /dev/urandom is initialized.

In practice, only Linux is impacted. See the rationale:

> We have not determined a satisfactory solution for other operating systems.

Stoooop. This issue is specific to Linux. If you want to fix the issue on other operating systems, please open a new issue.

Oh, you know what? I already opened such issue :-) The issue #27266 wants to fix the issue on all platforms, not only Linux. Open a second issue if you prefer.
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