gnutls_x509_dn_get_rdn_ava man page

gnutls_x509_dn_get_rdn_ava — API function


#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_dn_get_rdn_ava(gnutls_x509_dn_t dn, int irdn, int iava, gnutls_x509_ava_st * ava);


gnutls_x509_dn_t dn
a pointer to DN
int irdn
index of RDN
int iava
index of AVA.
gnutls_x509_ava_st * ava
Pointer to structure which will hold output information.


Get pointers to data within the DN. The format of the ava structure is shown below.

struct gnutls_x509_ava_st { gnutls_datum_t oid; gnutls_datum_t value; unsigned long value_tag; };

The X.509 distinguished name is a sequence of sequences of strings and this is what the irdn and iava indexes model.

Note that ava will contain pointers into the dn structure which in turns points to the original certificate. Thus you should not modify any data or deallocate any of those.

This is a low-level function that requires the caller to do the value conversions when necessary (e.g. from UCS-2).


Returns 0 on success, or an error code.

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