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From "Caldarale, Charles R" <Chuck.Caldar...@unisys.com>
Subject RE: TC7 very slow SessionIdGenerator SecureRandom initialization
Date Fri, 27 Jan 2012 23:25:32 GMT
> From: David Rees [mailto:drees76@gmail.com] 
> Subject: Re: TC7 very slow SessionIdGenerator SecureRandom initialization

> Hmm, yes, the systems I've checked running Java 1.7.0_02 list
> /dev/urandom as the securerandom.source.

Unfortunately, there's a misguided part of the JRE that insists it's smarter than any sysadmin,
so it checks for /dev/urandom and uses /dev/random instead - that's why the setting of /dev/./urandom
is important, even though it would seem to be equivalent.

 - Chuck


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