gnutls_hmac_init

Section: gnutls (3)
Updated: 3.6.15
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NAME

gnutls_hmac_init - API function  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/crypto.h>

int gnutls_hmac_init(gnutls_hmac_hd_t * dig, gnutls_mac_algorithm_t algorithm, const void * key, size_t keylen);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_hmac_hd_t * dig
is a gnutls_hmac_hd_t type
gnutls_mac_algorithm_t algorithm
the HMAC algorithm to use
const void * key
the key to be used for encryption
size_t keylen
the length of the key
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will initialize an context that can be used to produce a Message Authentication Code (MAC) of data. This will effectively use the current crypto backend in use by gnutls or the cryptographic accelerator in use.

Note that despite the name of this function, it can be used for other MAC algorithms than HMAC.  

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