[Python-Dev] BDFL ruling request: should we block forever waiting for high-quality random bits?

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Fri Jun 10 15:55:04 EDT 2016

On 06/10/2016 12:29 PM, David Mertz wrote:
> I believe that secrets.token_bytes() and secrets.SystemRandom() should 
> be changed even for 3.5.1 to use getrandom() on Linux.

Surely you meant 3.5.2?  3.5.1 shipped last December.

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