NAME

libssh2_init - global library initialization

SYNOPSIS

#include <libssh2.h>

#define LIBSSH2_INIT_NO_CRYPTO 0x0001

int libssh2_init(int flags);

DESCRIPTION

Initialize the libssh2 functions. This typically initialize the crypto library. It uses a global state, and is not thread safe -- you must make sure this function is not called concurrently.

RETURN VALUE

Returns 0 if succeeded, or a negative value for error.

AVAILABILITY

Added in libssh2 1.2.5

SEE ALSO

libssh2_exit(3)