gnutls_x509_crt_set_dn_by_oid man page

gnutls_x509_crt_set_dn_by_oid — API function

Synopsis

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_set_dn_by_oid(gnutls_x509_crt_t crt, const char * oid, unsigned int raw_flag, const void * name, unsigned int sizeof_name);

Arguments

gnutls_x509_crt_t crt
a certificate of type gnutls_x509_crt_t
const char * oid
holds an Object Identifier in a null terminated string
unsigned int raw_flag
must be 0, or 1 if the data are DER encoded
const void * name
a pointer to the name
unsigned int sizeof_name
holds the size of name

Description

This function will set the part of the name of the Certificate subject, specified by the given OID. The input string should be ASCII or UTF-8 encoded.

Some helper macros with popular OIDs can be found in gnutls/x509.h With this function you can only set the known OIDs. You can test for known OIDs using gnutls_x509_dn_oid_known(). For OIDs that are not known (by gnutls) you should properly DER encode your data, and call this function with raw_flag set.

Returns

On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a negative error value.

Reporting Bugs

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

See Also

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

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