gnutls_alert_send(3) gnutls gnutls_alert_send(3)

NAME gnutls_alert_send - This function sends an alert message to the peer

SYNOPSIS #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_alert_send(gnutls_session_t session, gnutls_alert_level_t level, gnutls_alert_description_t desc);

ARGUMENTS gnutls_session_t session is a gnutls_session_t structure.

gnutls_alert_level_t level is the level of the alert

gnutls_alert_description_t desc is the alert description

DESCRIPTION This function will send an alert to the peer in order to inform him of something important (eg. his Certificate could not be verified). If the alert level is Fatal then the peer is expected to close the connec- tion, otherwise he may ignore the alert and continue.

The error code of the underlying record send function will be returned, so you may also receive GNUTLS_E_INTERRUPTED or GNUTLS_E_AGAIN as well.

Returns 0 on success.

REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.

COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation. Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies.

SEE ALSO The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gnutls

should give you access to the complete manual.

gnutls 1.4.1 gnutls_alert_send(3)