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From "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpil...@collab.net>
Subject Re: uuid generation on linux boxes
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2003 23:11:05 GMT
Ian Holsman <lists@holsman.net> writes:

> 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?

If you are building APR yourself, I believe you can pass
--with-devrandom=/dev/urandom to its configure script to solve this
problem.

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