asn1_get_length_ber(3) libtasn1 asn1_get_length_ber(3)

NAME asn1_get_length_ber - API function

SYNOPSIS #include <libtasn1.h>

signed long asn1_get_length_ber(const unsigned char * ber, int ber_len, int * len);

ARGUMENTS const unsigned char * ber BER data to decode.

int ber_len Length of BER data to decode.

int * len Output variable containing the length of the BER length field.

DESCRIPTION Extract a length field from BER data. The difference to asn1_get_length_der() is that this function will return a length even if the value has indefinite encoding.

RETURN VALUE Return the decoded length value, or negative value when the value was too big.

SINCE 2.0

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SEE ALSO The full documentation for libtasn1 is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and libtasn1 programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info libtasn1

should give you access to the complete manual.

libtasn1 2.3 asn1_get_length_ber(3)