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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Random numbers for embedded devices
Posted Jul 20, 2012 0:53 UTC (Fri) by pr1268 (subscriber, #24648)
That might make get_random_bytes() very expensive (relatively speaking). My suggestion is that the mixing operations happen only when the entropy pool gets below a low-water mark (but then again perhaps this might make the RNG a little more vulnerable; I'm not totally sure about this).
Posted Jul 23, 2012 17:14 UTC (Mon) by tytso (subscriber, #9993)
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