gnutls_fingerprint(3) gnutls gnutls_fingerprint(3)

NAME gnutls_fingerprint - API function

SYNOPSIS #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_fingerprint(gnutls_digest_algorithm_t algo, const gnutls_datum_t * data, void * result, size_t * result_size);

ARGUMENTS gnutls_digest_algorithm_t algo is a digest algorithm

const gnutls_datum_t * data is the data

void * result is the place where the result will be copied (may be null).

size_t * result_size should hold the size of the result. The actual size of the returned result will also be copied there.

DESCRIPTION This function will calculate a fingerprint (actually a hash), of the given data. The result is not printable data. You should convert it to hex, or to something else printable.

This is the usual way to calculate a fingerprint of an X.509 DER encoded certificate. Note however that the fingerprint of an OpenPGP is not just a hash and cannot be calculated with this function.

RETURNS On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise an error code is returned.

REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <>. GnuTLS home page: General help using GNU software:

COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation. 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 info and gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gnutls

should give you access to the complete manual.

gnutls gnutls_fingerprint(3)