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Re: deadlock in svnserve

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: 2006-09-18 17:10:03 CEST

[John Peacock]
> I don't know if this would be an acceptable tradeoff, since urandom
> is not as high a quality pseudo-random stream. It would be
> worthwhile to add a FAQ entry covering this.

Have you looked at what subversion uses randomness for? UUID creation
and seeding a challenge/response authentication handshake. These
things do not require randomness or secrecy, just uniqueness.

Received on Mon Sep 18 17:11:35 2006

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