gnutls_x509_privkey_generate

Section: gnutls (3)
Updated: 1.4.1
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NAME

gnutls_x509_privkey_generate - This function will generate a private key  

SYNOPSIS

#include <gnutls/x509.h>

int gnutls_x509_privkey_generate(gnutls_x509_privkey_t key, gnutls_pk_algorithm_t algo, unsigned int bits, unsigned int flags);  

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_x509_privkey_t key
should contain a gnutls_x509_privkey_t structure
gnutls_pk_algorithm_t algo
is one of RSA or DSA.
unsigned int bits
the size of the modulus
unsigned int flags
unused for now. Must be 0.
 

DESCRIPTION

This function will generate a random private key. Note that this function must be called on an empty private key.

Returns 0 on success or a negative value on error.  

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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NAME
SYNOPSIS
ARGUMENTS
DESCRIPTION
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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