gnutls_pem_base64_encode man page

gnutls_pem_base64_encode — API function


#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_pem_base64_encode(const char * msg, const gnutls_datum_t * data, char * result, size_t * result_size);


const char * msg
is a message to be put in the header
const gnutls_datum_t * data
contain the raw data
char * result
the place where base64 data will be copied
size_t * result_size
holds the size of the result


This function will convert the given data to printable data, using the base64 encoding. This is the encoding used in PEM messages.

The output string will be null terminated, although the size will not include the terminating null.


On success GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, GNUTLS_E_SHORT_MEMORY_BUFFER is returned if the buffer given is not long enough, or 0 on success.

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