gnutls_x509_crt_set_version(3)     gnutls     gnutls_x509_crt_set_version(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_x509_crt_set_version - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/x509.h>

       int gnutls_x509_crt_set_version(gnutls_x509_crt_t crt, unsigned int

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_x509_crt_t crt
                   a certificate of type gnutls_x509_crt_t

       unsigned int version
                   holds the version number. For X.509v1 certificates must
                   be 1.

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will set the version of the certificate.  This must be
       one for X.509 version 1, and so on.  Plain certificates without
       extensions must have version set to one.

       To create well-formed certificates, you must specify version 3 if you
       use any certificate extensions.  Extensions are created by functions
       such as gnutls_x509_crt_set_subject_alt_name() or

RETURNS         top

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

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gnutls                              3.6.1     gnutls_x509_crt_set_version(3)