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Section: C Library Functions (3) Updated: 30 May 2006
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NAME

ldns_init_random-

 

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdint.h>
#include <stdbool.h>

#include <ldns/ldns.h>

int ldns_init_random(FILE *fd, unsigned int size);

 

DESCRIPTION

ldns_init_random()
Seed the random function. If the file descriptor is specified, the random generator is seeded with data from that file. If not, /dev/urandom is used.

applications should call this if they need entropy data within ldns If openSSL is available, it is automatically seeded from /dev/urandom or /dev/random.

If you need more entropy, or have no openssl available, this function MUST be called at the start of the program

If openssl *is* available, this function just adds more entropy

.br fd: a file providing entropy data for the seed .br size: the number of bytes to use as entropy data. If this is 0,
           only the minimal amount is taken (usually 4 bytes) .br Returns 0 if seeding succeeds, 1 if it fails

 

AUTHOR

The ldns team at NLnet Labs. Which consists out of Jelte Jansen and Miek Gieben.

 

REPORTING BUGS

Please report bugs to ldns-team@nlnetlabs.nl or in our bugzilla at http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/bugs/index.html

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2004 - 2006 NLnet Labs.

Licensed under the BSD License. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

 

SEE ALSO

ldns_sign_public, ldns_key. And perldoc Net::DNS, RFC1034, RFC1035, RFC4033, RFC4034 and RFC4035.  

REMARKS

This manpage was automaticly generated from the ldns source code by use of Doxygen and some perl.


 

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO
REMARKS

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