gnutls_x509_crl_privkey_sign(3)    gnutls    gnutls_x509_crl_privkey_sign(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_x509_crl_privkey_sign - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/abstract.h>

       int gnutls_x509_crl_privkey_sign(gnutls_x509_crl_t crl,
       gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer, gnutls_privkey_t issuer_key,
       gnutls_digest_algorithm_t dig, unsigned int flags);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_x509_crl_t crl
                   should contain a gnutls_x509_crl_t type

       gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer
                   is the certificate of the certificate issuer

       gnutls_privkey_t issuer_key
                   holds the issuer's private key

       gnutls_digest_algorithm_t dig
                   The message digest to use. GNUTLS_DIG_SHA256 is the safe
                   choice unless you know what you're doing.

       unsigned int flags
                   must be 0

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will sign the CRL with the issuer's private key, and
       will copy the issuer's information into the CRL.

       This must be the last step in a certificate CRL since all the
       previously set parameters are now signed.

       A known limitation of this function is, that a newly-signed CRL will
       not be fully functional (e.g., for signature verification), until it
       is exported an re-imported.

       After GnuTLS 3.6.1 the value of  dig may be GNUTLS_DIG_UNKNOWN, and
       in that case, a suitable but reasonable for the key algorithm will be

RETURNS         top

       On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a negative
       error value.

       Since 2.12.0

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gnutls                              3.6.9    gnutls_x509_crl_privkey_sign(3)