Author barry
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Date 2017-11-26.19:19:10
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On Nov 26, 2017, at 14:07, Serhiy Storchaka <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> Universally/locally administered MAC addresses doesn't have relation to this issue. My assumption was about the multicast bit (1<<40).

AFAICT, the multicast bit is only required to be set on random MAC.

> If my assumption was correct, the test is correct, and only the comment should be fixed. If it was wrong, the test should be removed. That's all.

I don’t understand.  Are you saying that _find_mac() should return whatever random MAC is found first, as the original code does?  That doesn’t seem right either, since as the MacBook Pro case shows, it’s entirely possible to get a MAC address that is the same on every single laptop.
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