CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET man page

CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET ā€” 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.

See Also

CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3),

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3).

May 31, 2017 libcurl 7.56.0 curl_easy_setopt options