gnutls_cipher_init(3) gnutls gnutls_cipher_init(3)

NAME gnutls_cipher_init - API function

SYNOPSIS #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_cipher_init(gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle, gnutls_cipher_algo- rithm_t cipher, const gnutls_datum_t * key, const gnutls_datum_t * iv);

ARGUMENTS gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle is a gnutls_cipher_hd_t structure.

gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher the encryption algorithm to use

const gnutls_datum_t * key The key to be used for encryption

const gnutls_datum_t * iv The IV to use (if not applicable set NULL)

DESCRIPTION This function will initialize an context that can be used for encryp- tion/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 value on error.

SINCE 2.10.0

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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 gnutls_cipher_init(3)