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Re: you won't believe this.

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2003-04-15 02:27:21 CEST

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

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

This is why NetBSD tells apr to use /dev/urandom.

--
Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

Build a fire for a man, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on
fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. -Terry Pratchett

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