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    SubjectRe: short read from /dev/urandom
    > >What do you think? Does gcc -pg calls sigaction with SA_RESTART, to
    > >avoid changing the behaviour of the programs that it is profiling?
    > Profiling certainly uses SA_RESTART. But this was just one possible
    > problem case.
    > I'm concerned that there is isgnificant code out there relying on the
    > no-short-read promise. And perhaps more importantly, other
    > implementations promise the same.

    Well, but such code will need to be fixed, anyway; pre-2.6.10 kernels
    will stay here for quite a long time.
    64 bytes from icmp_seq=28 ttl=51 time=448769.1 ms

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