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Re: you won't believe this.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-14 21:59:48 CEST

Eric Hanchrow <offby1@blarg.net> writes:

> >>>>> "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?

Sure. /dev/urandom.

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