Roundup Tracker - Issues


Author cmeerw
Recipients cmeerw, joseph_myers, rouilj, schlatterbeck
Date 2018-08-05.06:21:35
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On Sat, Aug 04, 2018 at 10:56:49PM +0000, John Rouillard wrote:
> In your patch you seed a new random instance, not the default random
> instance. You should also seed the default random instance on every
> client session. The issue with the default pseudorandom number
> [...]
> So make sure you seed the random generator even if we don't use it in
> the main roundup code. It is reasonable for tracker developers to
> think that random is properly seeded on every client connection.

But that's what seed_pseudorandom in is for, isn't it? And I
haven't changed that in this version of the patch. Note that if
SystemRandom is available, this was so far the only instance where the
default random number generator was re-seeded as well - so no change
in that case.
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