[New-bugs-announce] [issue18811] add ssl-based generator to random module

Charles-François Natali report at bugs.python.org
Thu Aug 22 19:04:00 CEST 2013

New submission from Charles-François Natali:

Now that the ssl module exposes RAND_bytes() (issue #12049), it might be interesting to implement a SSLRandom generator to the random module, to have a cryptographically strong generator without the os.urandom() overhead.


messages: 195912
nosy: christian.heimes, haypo, neologix, pitrou
priority: normal
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: add ssl-based generator to random module
type: enhancement

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