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NAME         top

       gnutls_aead_cipher_decrypt - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/crypto.h>

       int gnutls_aead_cipher_decrypt(gnutls_aead_cipher_hd_t handle,
       const void * nonce, size_t nonce_len, const void * auth, size_t
       auth_len, size_t tag_size, const void * ctext, size_t ctext_len,
       void * ptext, size_t * ptext_len);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_aead_cipher_hd_t handle
                   is a gnutls_aead_cipher_hd_t type.

       const void * nonce
                   the nonce to set

       size_t nonce_len
                   The length of the nonce

       const void * auth
                   additional data to be authenticated

       size_t auth_len
                   The length of the data

       size_t tag_size
                   The size of the tag to use (use zero for the default)

       const void * ctext
                   the data to decrypt (including the authentication

       size_t ctext_len
                   the length of data to decrypt (includes tag size)

       void * ptext
                   the decrypted data

       size_t * ptext_len
                   the length of decrypted data (initially must hold the
                   maximum available size)

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will decrypt the given data using the algorithm
       specified by the context. This function must be provided the
       complete data to be decrypted, including the authentication tag.
       On several AEAD ciphers, the authentication tag is appended to
       the ciphertext, though this is not a general rule. This function
       will fail if the tag verification fails.

RETURNS         top

       Zero or a negative error code on verification failure or other

SINCE         top


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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                            3.7.2    gnutls_aead_cipher_decrypt(3)