Commit fab3a7fd authored by Penny Leach's avatar Penny Leach
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get_random_key() - added the (optional) ability to pass the pool

This is useful, for example, when you want to generate a random numeric
Signed-off-by: default avatarPenny Leach <>
parent f1ddeacc
......@@ -1357,17 +1357,20 @@ function format_date($date, $formatkey='strftimedatetime', $notspecifiedkey='str
* Returns a random string suitable for registration/change password requests
* @param int $length The length of the key to return
* @param array $pool The pool to draw from (optional, will use A-Za-z0-9 as a default)
* @return string
function get_random_key($length=16) {
function get_random_key($length=16, $pool=null) {
if ($length < 1) {
throw new IllegalArgumentException('Length must be a positive number');
$pool = array_merge(
range('A', 'Z'),
range('a', 'z'),
range(0, 9)
if (empty($pool)) {
$pool = array_merge(
range('A', 'Z'),
range('a', 'z'),
range(0, 9)
$result = '';
for ($i = 0; $i < $length; $i++) {
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