[Python-Dev] test_uuid.py on HP NonStop Python-2.7.5 fails (test case: testIssue8621)

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Thu Nov 28 10:53:51 CET 2013


On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 7:14 AM, V S, Nagendra (Nonstop Filesystems Team)
> on NonStop "uuid.py" falls throw to  random.range() call to generate the random number

And indeed, the random module gets identical results in both parent
and child after a fork().  This seems to mean that the random module
is not safe to use in uuid without taking special care of this fact
(e.g. feeding back os.getpid() into the seed).

A bientôt,


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