We are using gradle to build and test our system.
We have automated testing using jenkins, and found an issue where gradle or some sub-process was blocking on some of the jenkins slaves due to entropy starvation.
I’m just wondering how/why gradle is using /dev/random - if it is, and also if there is something like the java securerandom.source setting that we could change so that gradle will read from /dev/urandom instead.
we run gradle wrapper…
Build time: 2016-04-25 04:10:10 UTC
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