gnutls_error_to_alert(3)           gnutls           gnutls_error_to_alert(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_error_to_alert - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_error_to_alert(int err, int * level);

ARGUMENTS         top

       int err     is a negative integer

       int * level the alert level will be stored there

DESCRIPTION         top

       Get an alert depending on the error code returned by a gnutls
       function.  All alerts sent by this function should be considered
       fatal.  The only exception is when  err is GNUTLS_E_REHANDSHAKE,
       where a warning alert should be sent to the peer indicating that no
       renegotiation will be performed.

       If there is no mapping to a valid alert the alert to indicate
       internal error is returned.

RETURNS         top

       the alert code to use for a particular error code.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       Report bugs to <>.
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COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2001-2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc., and others.
       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         top

       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 

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gnutls                              3.6.1           gnutls_error_to_alert(3)