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gnutls_rnd_refresh(3)            gnutls            gnutls_rnd_refresh(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_rnd_refresh - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/crypto.h>

       void gnutls_rnd_refresh( void);

ARGUMENTS         top


DESCRIPTION         top

       This function refreshes the random generator state.  That is the
       current precise time, CPU usage, and other values are input into
       its state.

       On a slower rate input from /dev/urandom is mixed too.

SINCE         top


REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                            3.7.1            gnutls_rnd_refresh(3)