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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET (3)

Name

CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET - set EGD socket path

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET, char *path);

Description

CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET(3)       curl_easy_setopt options       CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET(3)



NAME
       CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET - set EGD socket path

SYNOPSIS
       #include <curl/curl.h>

       CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET, char *path);

DESCRIPTION
       Pass a char * to the zero terminated path name to the Entropy Gathering
       Daemon socket. It will be used to seed the random engine for SSL.

       The application does not have to keep the string around  after  setting
       this option.

DEFAULT
       NULL

PROTOCOLS
       All TLS based protocols: HTTPS, FTPS, IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS etc.

EXAMPLE
       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl) {
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET, "/var/egd.socket");
         ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
         curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
       }

AVAILABILITY
       If  built  TLS  enabled.  Only the OpenSSL and GnuTLS backends will use
       this.

RETURN VALUE
       Returns CURLE_OK if TLS is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if  not,  or
       CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | web/curl         |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3),



NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source    was    downloaded    from    https://github.com/curl/curl/ar-
       chive/curl-7_64_0.zip

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://curl.haxx.se/.



libcurl 7.37.0                    17 Jun 2014             CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET(3)