asn1_decode_simple_ber - Man Page

API function


#include <libtasn1.h>

int asn1_decode_simple_ber(unsigned int etype, const unsigned char * der, unsigned int _der_len, unsigned char ** str, unsigned int * str_len, unsigned int * ber_len);


unsigned int etype

The type of the string to be encoded (ASN1_ETYPE_)

const unsigned char * der

the encoded string

unsigned int _der_len

the bytes of the encoded string

unsigned char ** str

a pointer to the data

unsigned int * str_len

the length of the data

unsigned int * ber_len

the total length occupied by BER (may be NULL)


Decodes a BER encoded type. The output is an allocated value of the data. This decodes BER STRINGS only. Other types are decoded as DER.


ASN1_SUCCESS if successful or an error value.

See Also

The full documentation for libtasn1 is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and libtasn1 programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info libtasn1

should give you access to the complete manual. As an alternative you may obtain the manual from:


4.18.0 libtasn1