[Numpy-discussion] numpy.random and multiprocessing

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Dec 11 10:46:20 CST 2008


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 05:36:47PM +0100, Gael Varoquaux wrote:
>     b) /dev/urandom was used to seed. This seems wrong. Reading the code
>        shows no dev/urandom in the seeding parts.

Actually, I am wrong here. dev/urandom is indeed used in 'rk_devfill',
used in the seeding routine. It seems this is not enough.

Gaël


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