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CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3) curl_easy_setopt options CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3)
CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE - file to read random data from
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE, char *path);
Deprecated option. It serves no purpose anymore.
Pass a char * to a null-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
NULL, not used
CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE, "junk.txt");
ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
If built with TLS enabled. Only the OpenSSL backend will use this, and
only with OpenSSL versions before 1.1.0.
This option was deprecated in 7.84.0.
Returns CURLE_OK on success or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was
insufficient heap space.
libcurl 7.86.0 May 17, 2022 CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE(3)