asn1_parser2array man page

asn1_parser2array — API function


#include <libtasn1.h>

int asn1_parser2array(const char * inputFileName, const char * outputFileName, const char * vectorName, char * error_desc);


const char * inputFileName

specify the path and the name of file that contains ASN.1 declarations.

const char * outputFileName

specify the path and the name of file that will contain the C vector definition.

const char * vectorName

specify the name of the C vector.

char * error_desc

return the error description or an empty string if success.


Function that generates a C structure from an ASN1 file.  Creates a file containing a C vector to use to manage the definitions included in  inputFileName file. If  inputFileName is "/aa/bb/xx.yy" and  outputFileName is NULL, the file created is "/aa/bb/xx_asn1_tab.c".  If  vectorName is NULL the vector name will be "xx_asn1_tab".


ASN1_SUCCESS if the file has a correct syntax and every identifier is known, ASN1_FILE_NOT_FOUND if an error occured while opening  inputFileName , ASN1_SYNTAX_ERROR if the syntax is not correct, ASN1_IDENTIFIER_NOT_FOUND if in the file there is an identifier that is not defined, ASN1_NAME_TOO_LONG if in the file there is an identifier whith more than ASN1_MAX_NAME_SIZE characters.

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:


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