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Re: Usage of /dev/random

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-08-18 15:18:47 CEST

On 18.08.2005, at 15:04, Christoph Bartoschek wrote:

> Today i wondered why some commits took so long. Then I started svn
> commit
> with strace and saw for half a minute:
> open("/dev/random", O_RDONLY) = 3
> read(3,
> Obviously the commit hangs because there is not enough entropy in /
> dev/random.
> Is /dev/urandom really so insecure that one has to use /dev/random?


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