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From Ben Laurie <...@algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: uuid generation on linux boxes
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2003 12:02:58 GMT
Ian Holsman wrote:

> I have a issue with a linux box not having enough entropy and hanging on
> a call to apr_uuid_get (as it calls /dev/random)
> 
> I was wondering why we don't just use /proc/sys/kernel/random/uuid
> and use that for our uuid?

Presumably because no-one's made APR aware of it :-)

Cheers,

Ben.

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