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Re: RFH: python-crypto: FTBFS on hurd-i386: AssertionError: /dev/urandom produced truncated output (requested 1024, got 600)

On Mon, 2012-01-16 at 19:46 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Sebastian Ramacher, le Mon 16 Jan 2012 19:34:58 +0100, a écrit :
> > Is this a known bug with Hurd's /dev/urandom implementation or does it
> > behave differently by design?
> It's a known behavior.  It's not by design, the random server just
> does not have the loop to fill the buffer.  AIUI, that behavior is
> posix-compliant, however.

Can random-egd generate enough bytes for Hurd? If random-egd can coexist
with the built-in {u}random then maybe python-crypto can build-depend on
random-egd for hurd-any. python-crypto does not have the same critical
dependency as ssh!? Just my 5c.

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