[Twisted-Python] Importing twisted.names.client blocks

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Tue Jan 25 11:21:56 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-25 at 15:59 +0100, Ralf Schmitt wrote:

> for some time (until I pressed some key, strange...). Turns out, that I 
> don't have Crypto installed and twisted.protocol.dns then tries to read 
> 2 bytes from
> /dev/random, /dev/srandom, and /dev/urandom (in that order, until first 
> success) in order to determine a random source. If it succeeds with one 
> of those devices, it will also use that method later to read a random 
> integer.

I'm pretty sure there's a  bug open for this in
http://twistedmatrix.com/bugs/ and if not make sure to open one so this
gets fixed.

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