Crypto++  5.6.5
Free C++ class library of cryptographic schemes
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BlockingRng Class Reference

Wrapper class for /dev/random and /dev/srandom. More...

+ Inheritance diagram for BlockingRng:

Public Member Functions

 BlockingRng ()
 Construct a BlockingRng.
 
void GenerateBlock (byte *output, size_t size)
 Generate random array of bytes. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from RandomNumberGenerator
virtual void IncorporateEntropy (const byte *input, size_t length)
 Update RNG state with additional unpredictable values. More...
 
virtual bool CanIncorporateEntropy () const
 Determines if a generator can accept additional entropy. More...
 
virtual byte GenerateByte ()
 Generate new random byte and return it. More...
 
virtual unsigned int GenerateBit ()
 Generate new random bit and return it. More...
 
virtual word32 GenerateWord32 (word32 min=0, word32 max=0xffffffffUL)
 Generate a random 32 bit word in the range min to max, inclusive. More...
 
virtual void GenerateIntoBufferedTransformation (BufferedTransformation &target, const std::string &channel, lword length)
 Generate random bytes into a BufferedTransformation. More...
 
virtual void DiscardBytes (size_t n)
 Generate and discard n bytes. More...
 
template<class IT >
void Shuffle (IT begin, IT end)
 Randomly shuffle the specified array. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from Algorithm
 Algorithm (bool checkSelfTestStatus=true)
 Interface for all crypto algorithms. More...
 
virtual std::string AlgorithmName () const
 Provides the name of this algorithm. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from Clonable
virtual ClonableClone () const
 Copies this object. More...
 

Detailed Description

Wrapper class for /dev/random and /dev/srandom.

Encapsulates /dev/random on Linux, OS X and Unix; and /dev/srandom on the BSDs.

Definition at line 115 of file osrng.h.

Member Function Documentation

void BlockingRng::GenerateBlock ( byte *  output,
size_t  size 
)
virtual

Generate random array of bytes.

Parameters
outputthe byte buffer
sizethe length of the buffer, in bytes

GenerateIntoBufferedTransformation() calls are routed to GenerateBlock().

Reimplemented from RandomNumberGenerator.

Definition at line 211 of file osrng.cpp.


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