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gnutls_cipher_init: API function

NAME

gnutls_cipher_init - API function

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/crypto.h>

int gnutls_cipher_init(gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle, gnutls_cipher_algorithm_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 encryption/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 error code on error.

SINCE

2.10.0

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bugs [at] gnutls.org>.
Home page: http://www.gnutls.org

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2001-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc..
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 /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain the HTML form visit
http://www.gnutls.org/manual/