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gnutls_hex2bin(3)                gnutls                gnutls_hex2bin(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_hex2bin - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_hex2bin(const char * hex_data, size_t hex_size, void *
       bin_data, size_t * bin_size);

ARGUMENTS         top

       const char * hex_data
                   string with data in hex format

       size_t hex_size
                   size of hex data

       void * bin_data
                   output array with binary data

       size_t * bin_size
                   when calling should hold maximum size of  bin_data ,
                   on return will hold actual length of  bin_data .

DESCRIPTION         top

       Convert a buffer with hex data to binary data. This function
       unlike gnutls_hex_decode() can parse hex data with separators
       between numbers. That is, it ignores any non-hex characters.

RETURNS         top

       GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, otherwise a negative error code.

SINCE         top


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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                            3.8.2                gnutls_hex2bin(3)