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gnutls_rnd(3) gnutls gnutls_rnd(3)

NAME

gnutls_rnd - API function

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/crypto.h>

int gnutls_rnd(gnutls_rnd_level_t level, void * data, size_t len);

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_rnd_level_t level
a security level
void * data
place to store random bytes
size_t len
The requested size

DESCRIPTION

This function will generate random data and store it to output buffer. The value of level should be one of GNUTLS_RND_NONCE, GNUTLS_RND_RANDOM and GNUTLS_RND_KEY. See the manual and gnutls_rnd_level_t for detailed information.

This function is thread-safe and also fork-safe.

RETURNS

Zero on success, or a negative error code on error.

SINCE

2.12.0

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
Home page: https://www.gnutls.org

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001- Free Software Foundation, Inc., and others.
Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit
https://www.gnutls.org/manual/
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