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gnutls_cipher_init(3)               gnutls               gnutls_cipher_init(3)

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 (C) 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/local/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit https://www.gnutls.org/manual/ gnutls 3.7.7 gnutls_cipher_init(3)

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