Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: November 04, 2020
CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET - set EGD socket path
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET, char *path);
Pass a char * to the null-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
All TLS based protocols: HTTPS, FTPS, IMAPS, POP3S, SMTPS etc.
CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET, "/var/egd.socket");
ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
If built TLS enabled. Only the OpenSSL and GnuTLS backends will use this.
Returns CURLE_OK if TLS is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or
CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.