gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status

Section: gnutls (3)
Updated: 1.4.1
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NAME

gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status - This function returns the certificate CA status  

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 basicConstraints X.509 extension (2.5.29.19). If the certificate is a CA a positive value will be returned, or zero if the certificate does not have CA flag set.

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

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation.
Permission is granted to make and distribute verbatim copies of this manual provided the copyright notice and this permission notice are preserved on all copies.  

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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