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From Bojan Smojver <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat/src/share/org/apache/tomcat/modules/session
Date Tue, 10 Apr 2001 21:20:58 GMT wrote:
> Given that tomcat should run for days or weeks at a time, I don't think
> you want to keep /dev/random open. There maybe other processes that also
> need random data during that time.

Are you really sure that other processes are unable to use /dev/random
while Tomcat is using it? It sure doesn't worry my Linux machine. Try
multiple cats on /dev/random. Works just fine. Or maybe I missed


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