libssh2_knownhost_readfile - Man Page

parse a file of known hosts


#include <libssh2.h>

libssh2_knownhost_readfile(LIBSSH2_KNOWNHOSTS *hosts,
                           const char *filename, int type);


Reads a collection of known hosts from a specified file and adds them to the collection of known hosts.

filename specifies which file to read

type specifies what file type it is, and LIBSSH2_KNOWNHOST_FILE_OPENSSH is the only currently supported format. This file is normally found named ~/.ssh/known_hosts

Return Value

Returns a negative value, a regular libssh2 error code for errors, or a positive number as number of parsed known hosts in the file.


Added in libssh2 1.2

See Also

libssh2_knownhost_init(3) libssh2_knownhost_free(3) libssh2_knownhost_check(3)

Referenced By

libssh2_knownhost_get(3), libssh2_knownhost_readline(3), libssh2_knownhost_writefile(3).

28 May 2009 libssh2