libssh2_knownhost_readline man page

libssh2_knownhost_readline — read a known host line


#include <libssh2.h>

int libssh2_knownhost_readline(LIBSSH2_KNOWNHOSTS *hosts,
const char *line, size_t len, int type):


Tell libssh2 to read a buffer as it if is a line from a known hosts file.

line points to the start of the line

len is the length of the line in bytes

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 regular libssh2 error code, where negative values are error codes and 0 indicates success.


Added in libssh2 1.2

See Also

libssh2_knownhost_get(3) libssh2_knownhost_writeline(3) libssh2_knownhost_readfile(3)

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libssh2 1.2 28 May 2009