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gnutls_alert_send(3)               gnutls               gnutls_alert_send(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_alert_send - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_alert_send(gnutls_session_t session, gnutls_alert_level_t
       level, gnutls_alert_description_t desc);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_session_t session
                   is a gnutls_session_t type.

       gnutls_alert_level_t level
                   is the level of the alert

       gnutls_alert_description_t desc
                   is the alert description

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will send an alert to the peer in order to inform him
       of something important (eg. his Certificate could not be verified).
       If the alert level is Fatal then the peer is expected to close the
       connection, otherwise he may ignore the alert and continue.

       The error code of the underlying record send function will be
       returned, so you may also receive GNUTLS_E_INTERRUPTED or
       GNUTLS_E_AGAIN as well.

RETURNS         top

       On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise an error code
       is returned.

REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                              3.6.9               gnutls_alert_send(3)