gnutls_record_get_direction(3) gnutls gnutls_record_get_direction(3)

NAME gnutls_record_get_direction - API function

SYNOPSIS #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_record_get_direction(gnutls_session_t session);

ARGUMENTS gnutls_session_t session is a gnutls_session_t structure.

DESCRIPTION This function provides information about the internals of the record protocol and is only useful if a prior gnutls function call (e.g. gnutls_handshake()) was interrupted for some reason, that is, if a function returned GNUTLS_E_INTERRUPTED or GNUTLS_E_AGAIN. In such a case, you might want to call select() or poll() before calling the interrupted gnutls function again. To tell you whether a file descrip- tor should be selected for either reading or writing, gnutls_record_get_direction() returns 0 if the interrupted function was trying to read data, and 1 if it was trying to write data.

RETURNS 0 if trying to read data, 1 if trying to write data.

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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_record_get_direction(3)