gnutls_init (3) - Linux Man Pages
gnutls_init: API function
NAMEgnutls_init - API function
int gnutls_init(gnutls_session_t * session, unsigned int flags);
- gnutls_session_t * session
- is a pointer to a gnutls_session_t structure.
- unsigned int flags
- indicate if this session is to be used for server or client.
DESCRIPTIONThis function initializes the current session to null. Every session must be initialized before use, so internal structures can be allocated. This function allocates structures which can only be free'd by calling gnutls_deinit(). Returns GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) on success.
The flag GNUTLS_NO_REPLAY_PROTECTION will disable any replay protection in DTLS mode. That must only used when replay protection is achieved using other means.
Note that since version 3.1.2 this function enables some common TLS extensions such as session tickets and OCSP certificate status request in client side by default. To prevent that use the GNUTLS_NO_EXTENSIONS flag.
RETURNSGNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, or an error code.
REPORTING BUGSReport bugs to <bugs [at] gnutls.org>.
Home page: http://www.gnutls.org
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