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java/security/SecureRandom/Serialize.java gets time out in Linux

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      java/security/SecureRandom/Serialize.java getting time out in linux platform.

      Analysis:
      The test waits for Entrophy to seed itself but there is Not entropy on /dev/random on Linux.

      Fix Required:
      1. Call setSeed() before the 1st reseed() or nextBytes() and it will not hang.
      Or,
      2. Set the system property java.security.egd to /dev/urandom will get entropy from this device and it will not hang.

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              • Assignee:
                asmotrak Artem Smotrakov
                Reporter:
                ssahoo Sibabrata Sahoo
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