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Author christian.heimes
Recipients christian.heimes, dstufft, martin.panter, tim.peters, vstinner
Date 2016-06-09.09:53:27
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New plan:

* Add a new uint64 _Py_HashSecret.random_seed
* On 'import random' seed random.Random() from _Py_HashSecret.random_seed + gettimeofday().tv_sec + gettimeofday().tv_usec + id(self). That way subinterpreters get a different init state.

On systems with a good entropy source, _Py_HashSecret will be filled with cryptographically strong material. On early boot / VM scenarios the situation is a bit degraded but still properly good enough. It's better than to seed from a bad RNG or just from time.time().
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