[Python-Dev] PEP 506 secrets module

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 05:39:02 EDT 2016


Would it make sense to add a function to generate a random UUID4 (as a
string) in secrets?

The current implement in uuid.py of CPython 3.6 already uses os.urandom():

def uuid4():
    """Generate a random UUID."""
    return UUID(bytes=os.urandom(16), version=4)


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