gnutls_rnd man page

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: http://www.gnutls.org

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

http://www.gnutls.org/manual/

Info

3.5.9 gnutls