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Re: you won't believe this.

From: Eric Hanchrow <offby1_at_blarg.net>
Date: 2003-04-14 21:57:49 CEST

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

    Ben> I have a new theory: svn_repos_create() needs to generate a
    Ben> UUID, which calls apr_generate_random_bytes(), which depends
    Ben> on /dev/random, which *blocks* when it determines there isn't
    Ben> enough system entropy.

Really dumb question time: does FreeBSD have some equivalent of
Linux's non-blocking rng?
 

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