module Random::Secure


Random::Secure generates random numbers from a secure source provided by the system.

It uses a cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator (CSPRNG) for cryptography and secure usages such as generating secret keys, or to seed another pseudorandom number generator (PRNG).

Random::Secure.rand(6)            # => 4
[1, 5, 6].shuffle(Random::Secure) # => [6, 1, 5]

On OpenBSD, it uses arc4random, on Linux getrandom (if the kernel supports it), on Windows RtlGenRandom, and falls back to reading from /dev/urandom on UNIX systems.

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Instance Method Summary

Instance Method Detail

def next_u #

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def random_bytes(buf : Bytes) : Nil #

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