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authorJung-uk Kim <jkim@FreeBSD.org>2015-06-11 17:56:16 +0000
committerJung-uk Kim <jkim@FreeBSD.org>2015-06-11 17:56:16 +0000
commita9745f9a849725cad34f84351bed202839aade59 (patch)
tree686ec4279139441a2f9d947dceec492e54ff569c /doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod
parent3d2030852da420b820a661e7b19bb757487e2599 (diff)
Import OpenSSL 1.0.1n.vendor/openssl/1.0.1n
Notes: svn path=/vendor-crypto/openssl/dist/; revision=284278 svn path=/vendor-crypto/openssl/1.0.1n/; revision=284279; tag=vendor/openssl/1.0.1n
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diff --git a/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod b/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod
index 81f93c2eb3a4..3b2796c5df41 100644
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+++ b/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod
@@ -24,7 +24,8 @@ most significant bit of the random number can be zero. If B<top> is 0,
it is set to 1, and if B<top> is 1, the two most significant bits of
the number will be set to 1, so that the product of two such random
numbers will always have 2*B<bits> length. If B<bottom> is true, the
-number will be odd.
+number will be odd. The value of B<bits> must be zero or greater. If B<bits> is
+1 then B<top> cannot also be 1.
BN_pseudo_rand() does the same, but pseudo-random numbers generated by
this function are not necessarily unpredictable. They can be used for