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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE (3)

Name

CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE - specify a source for random data

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

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

Description

CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3)     curl_easy_setopt options     CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3)



NAME
       CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE - specify a source for random data

SYNOPSIS
       #include <curl/curl.h>

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

DESCRIPTION
       Pass a char * to a zero terminated file name. The file might be used to
       read from to seed the random engine for SSL and more.

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

DEFAULT
       NULL, not used

PROTOCOLS
       All

EXAMPLE
       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl) {
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE, "junk.txt");
         ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
         curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
       }

AVAILABILITY
       Always

RETURN VALUE
       Returns CURLE_OK on success or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was  insuf-
       ficient heap space.


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


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