Ruby latest stable (v2_5_5) - 0 notes - Class: SecureRandom

Method deprecated or moved

This method is deprecated or moved on the latest stable version. The last existing version (v2_2_9) is shown here.

These similar methods exist in v2_5_5:

random_bytes(n=nil) public

SecureRandom.random_bytes generates a random binary string.

The argument n specifies the length of the result string.

If n is not specified or is nil, 16 is assumed. It may be larger in future.

The result may contain any byte: “x00” - “xff”.

p SecureRandom.random_bytes #=> "\xD8\\\xE0\xF4\r\xB2\xFC*WM\xFF\x83\x18\xF45\xB6"
p SecureRandom.random_bytes #=> "m\xDC\xFC/\a\x00Uf\xB2\xB2P\xBD\xFF6S\x97"

If secure random number generator is not available, NotImplementedError is raised.

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