asn1_decode_simple_ber man page

asn1_decode_simple_ber — 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

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