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NAME

       CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE - specify a source for random data

SYNOPSIS

       #include <curl/curl.h>

       CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE, char *path);

DESCRIPTION

       Pass  a char * to a zero 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 this option.

DEFAULT

       NULL, not used

PROTOCOLS

       All

EXAMPLE

       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl) {
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/");
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_RANDOM_FILE, "junk.txt");
         ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
         curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
       }

AVAILABILITY

       Always

RETURN VALUE

       Returns CURLE_OK on success or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.

SEE ALSO

       CURLOPT_EGDSOCKET(3),