Re: RFH: python-crypto: FTBFS on hurd-i386: AssertionError: /dev/urandom produced truncated output (requested 1024, got 600)
Samuel Thibault, le Tue 17 Jan 2012 19:55:56 +0100, a écrit :
> Sebastian Ramacher, le Tue 17 Jan 2012 19:51:10 +0100, a écrit :
> > Do you have a pointer to the relevant part of POSIX, by any chance? I couldn't
> > find anything. Are /dev/random and /dev/urandom even part of POSIX?
> They are not, but
> “The value returned may be less than nbyte if the number of bytes left
> in the file is less than nbyte, if the read() request was interrupted by
> a signal, or if the file is a pipe or FIFO or special file and has fewer
> than nbyte bytes immediately available for reading.”
> The latter is exactly our case.