gnutls_cipher_init man page

gnutls_cipher_init — API function

Synopsis

#include <gnutls/crypto.h>

int gnutls_cipher_init(gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle, gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher, const gnutls_datum_t * key, const gnutls_datum_t * iv);

Arguments

gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle
is a gnutls_cipher_hd_t type
gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher
the encryption algorithm to use
const gnutls_datum_t * key
the key to be used for encryption/decryption
const gnutls_datum_t * iv
the IV to use (if not applicable set NULL)

Description

This function will initialize the handle context to be usable for encryption/decryption of data. This will effectively use the current crypto backend in use by gnutls or the cryptographic accelerator in use.

Returns

Zero or a negative error code on error.

Since

2.10.0

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
Home page: http://www.gnutls.org

See Also

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit

http://www.gnutls.org/manual/

Info

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