Botan  2.4.0
Crypto and TLS for C++11
getentropy.cpp
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1 /*
2 * System Call getentropy(2)
3 * (C) 2017 Alexander Bluhm (genua GmbH)
4 *
5 * Botan is released under the Simplified BSD License (see license.txt)
6 */
7 
8 #include <botan/internal/getentropy.h>
9 
10 #include <unistd.h>
11 
12 namespace Botan {
13 
14 /**
15 * Gather 256 bytes entropy from getentropy(2). Note that maximum
16 * buffer size is limited to 256 bytes. On OpenBSD this does neither
17 * block nor fail.
18 */
20  {
21  secure_vector<uint8_t> buf(256);
22 
23  if(::getentropy(buf.data(), buf.size()) == 0)
24  {
25  rng.add_entropy(buf.data(), buf.size());
26  return buf.size() * 8;
27  }
28 
29  return 0;
30  }
31 }
virtual void add_entropy(const uint8_t input[], size_t length)=0
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