gnutls_x509_crt_check_email man page

gnutls_x509_crt_check_email — API function


#include <gnutls/x509.h>

unsigned gnutls_x509_crt_check_email(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, const char * email, unsigned int flags);


gnutls_x509_crt_t cert

should contain an gnutls_x509_crt_t type

const char * email

A null terminated string that contains an email address (RFC822)

unsigned int flags

should be zero


This function will check if the given certificate's subject matches the given email address.


non-zero for a successful match, and zero on failure.

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