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Re: patch: incomplete read from /dev/urandom in libraries/liblutil/entropy.c (ITS#1834)

> The problem with this patch is that it will cause the process to hang for an
> indeterminate period of time whenever /dev/urandom runs out of entropy. It
> effectively makes it the same as reading from /dev/random, which always blocks
> until the complete read request can be satisfied.
> I suspect a better solution will be to only use /dev/urandom as a seed for a