Author vstinner
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Date 2016-08-19.12:33:03
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> _PyOS_URandomNonblock() *can* fail is /dev/urandom is missing or not readable

Oh. It looks like Python initialization currently fails with a fatal error in this case, see _PyRandom_Init().

Maybe we should also fall back on clocks/pid in _PyRandom_Init()?
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