Public Member Functions

RandomNumberGenerator Class Reference

interface for random number generators More...

#include <cryptlib.h>

Inheritance diagram for RandomNumberGenerator:
Algorithm Clonable AdditiveCipherTemplate< BASE > AutoSeededX917RNG< BLOCK_CIPHER > BlockingRng ClassNullRNG FixedRNG KDF2_RNG LC_RNG NonblockingRng PublicBlumBlumShub RandomPool Weak1::ARC4_Base X917RNG

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Public Member Functions

virtual void IncorporateEntropy (const byte *input, size_t length)
 update RNG state with additional unpredictable values
virtual bool CanIncorporateEntropy () const
 returns true if IncorporateEntropy is implemented
virtual byte GenerateByte ()
 generate new random byte and return it
virtual unsigned int GenerateBit ()
 generate new random bit and return it
virtual word32 GenerateWord32 (word32 a=0, word32 b=0xffffffffL)
 generate a random 32 bit word in the range min to max, inclusive
virtual void GenerateBlock (byte *output, size_t size)
 generate random array of bytes
virtual void DiscardBytes (size_t n)
 generate and discard n bytes
virtual void GenerateIntoBufferedTransformation (BufferedTransformation &target, const std::string &channel, lword length)
 generate random bytes as input to a BufferedTransformation
template<class IT >
void Shuffle (IT begin, IT end)
 randomly shuffle the specified array, resulting permutation is uniformly distributed
virtual std::string AlgorithmName () const
 returns name of this algorithm, not universally implemented yet
virtual ClonableClone () const
 this is not implemented by most classes yet

Detailed Description

interface for random number generators

All return values are uniformly distributed over the range specified.

Definition at line 669 of file cryptlib.h.

Member Function Documentation

unsigned int RandomNumberGenerator::GenerateBit (  )  [virtual]

generate new random bit and return it

Default implementation is to call GenerateByte() and return its lowest bit.

Definition at line 236 of file cryptlib.cpp.

References GenerateByte().

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