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gnutls_cipher_init(3)            gnutls            gnutls_cipher_init(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_cipher_init - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/crypto.h>

       int gnutls_cipher_init(gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle,
       gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher, const gnutls_datum_t * key,
       const gnutls_datum_t * iv);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle
                   is a gnutls_cipher_hd_t type

       gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher
                   the encryption algorithm to use

       const gnutls_datum_t * key
                   the key to be used for encryption/decryption

       const gnutls_datum_t * iv
                   the IV to use (if not applicable set NULL)

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will initialize the  handle context to be usable
       for encryption/decryption of data. This will effectively use the
       current crypto backend in use by gnutls or the cryptographic
       accelerator in use.

RETURNS         top

       Zero or a negative error code on error.

SINCE         top


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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                            3.7.2            gnutls_cipher_init(3)