gnutls_cipher_init

Section: gnutls (3)
Updated: 3.6.15
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NAME

gnutls_cipher_init - API function  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/crypto.h>

int gnutls_cipher_init(gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle, gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher, const gnutls_datum_t * key, const gnutls_datum_t * iv);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle
is a gnutls_cipher_hd_t type
gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher
the encryption algorithm to use
const gnutls_datum_t * key
the key to be used for encryption/decryption
const gnutls_datum_t * iv
the IV to use (if not applicable set NULL)
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will initialize the handle context to be usable for encryption/decryption of data. This will effectively use the current crypto backend in use by gnutls or the cryptographic accelerator in use.  

RETURNS

Zero or a negative error code on error.  

SINCE

2.10.0  

REPORTING BUGS

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

 

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001- Free Software Foundation, Inc., and others.
Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.  

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit
https://www.gnutls.org/manual/


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
RETURNS
SINCE
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO