patch request for os.urandom()

Sturla Molden sturla.molden at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 21:54:48 CEST 2014


On 17/07/14 20:34, Paul Rubin wrote:
> Could os.urandom() be patched to use the new Linux getrandom() system
> call on systems where it is available?

/dev/urandom exists on other Unix-like systems as well.

Right now os.urandom only uses special system calls on Windows.

Sturla







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