Author larry
Recipients Theodore Tso, christian.heimes, dstufft, larry, lemburg, martin.panter, ncoghlan, vstinner
Date 2016-06-09.07:57:49
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> I wonder what we should do on Linux if /dev/urandom is unavailable and getrandom() would block.

I don't think that happens.

getrandom() actually supports two flags.  The flag GRND_RANDOM tells it "behave like /dev/random".  If you don't pass in GRND_RANDOM, it behaves like "/dev/urandom".  So it's hard to imagine that you could have getrandom() and not have /dev/urandom.
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