kcapi_rng_get_bytes - Man Page

Convenience function to generate random bytes

Synopsis

ssize_t kcapi_rng_get_bytes(uint8_t * buffer, size_t outlen);

Arguments

buffer

[out] filled with the random number

outlen

[in] buffer length

Description

This convenience function generates random bytes of the size of outlen and stores them into the provided buffer.

return size of random number generated upon success; -EIO - data cannot be obtained

Author

Stephan Mueller <smueller@chronox.de>

Author.

Info

July 2021 libkcapi Manual 1.3.1 Programming Interface