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Source code changes of the file "doc/apps/rand.pod" between
openssl-1.1.0i.tar.gz and openssl-1.1.1.tar.gz

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rand.pod  (openssl-1.1.0i):rand.pod  (openssl-1.1.1)
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=head1 NAME =head1 NAME
openssl-rand, openssl-rand,
rand - generate pseudo-random bytes rand - generate pseudo-random bytes
=head1 SYNOPSIS =head1 SYNOPSIS
B<openssl rand> B<openssl rand>
[B<-help>] [B<-help>]
[B<-out> I<file>] [B<-out> I<file>]
[B<-rand> I<file(s)>] [B<-rand file...>]
[B<-writerand file>]
[B<-base64>] [B<-base64>]
[B<-hex>] [B<-hex>]
I<num> I<num>
=head1 DESCRIPTION =head1 DESCRIPTION
The B<rand> command outputs I<num> pseudo-random bytes after seeding The B<rand> command outputs I<num> pseudo-random bytes after seeding
the random number generator once. As in other B<openssl> command the random number generator once. As in other B<openssl> command
line tools, PRNG seeding uses the file I<$HOME/>B<.rnd> or B<.rnd> line tools, PRNG seeding uses the file I<$HOME/>B<.rnd> or B<.rnd>
in addition to the files given in the B<-rand> option. A new in addition to the files given in the B<-rand> option. A new
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seeding was obtained from these sources. seeding was obtained from these sources.
=head1 OPTIONS =head1 OPTIONS
=over 4 =over 4
=item B<-help> =item B<-help>
Print out a usage message. Print out a usage message.
=item B<-out> I<file> =item B<-out file>
Write to I<file> instead of standard output. Write to I<file> instead of standard output.
=item B<-rand> I<file(s)> =item B<-rand file...>
Use specified file or files or EGD socket (see L<RAND_egd(3)>) A file or files containing random data used to seed the random number
for seeding the random number generator. generator.
Multiple files can be specified separated by an OS-dependent character. Multiple files can be specified separated by an OS-dependent character.
The separator is B<;> for MS-Windows, B<,> for OpenVMS, and B<:> for The separator is B<;> for MS-Windows, B<,> for OpenVMS, and B<:> for
all others. all others.
=item [B<-writerand file>]
Writes random data to the specified I<file> upon exit.
This can be used with a subsequent B<-rand> flag.
=item B<-base64> =item B<-base64>
Perform base64 encoding on the output. Perform base64 encoding on the output.
=item B<-hex> =item B<-hex>
Show the output as a hex string. Show the output as a hex string.
=back =back
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