CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: May 31, 2017
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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 insufficient heap space.  

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET(3),


 

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