gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(3) gnutls gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(3)

NAME gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status - API function

SYNOPSIS #include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, unsigned int * critical);

ARGUMENTS gnutls_x509_crt_t cert should contain a gnutls_x509_crt_t structure

unsigned int * critical will be non zero if the extension is marked as critical

DESCRIPTION This function will return certificates CA status, by reading the basic- Constraints X.509 extension ( If the certificate is a CA a positive value will be returned, or zero if the certificate does not have CA flag set.

Use gnutls_x509_crt_get_basic_constraints() if you want to read the pathLenConstraint field too.

RETURNS A negative value may be returned in case of parsing error. If the cer- tificate does not contain the basicConstraints extension GNUTLS_E_REQUESTED_DATA_NOT_AVAILABLE will be returned.

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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.

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