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gnutls_pbkdf2(3)                 gnutls                 gnutls_pbkdf2(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_pbkdf2 - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/crypto.h>

       int gnutls_pbkdf2(gnutls_mac_algorithm_t mac, const
       gnutls_datum_t * key, const gnutls_datum_t * salt, unsigned
       iter_count, void * output, size_t length);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_mac_algorithm_t mac
                   the mac algorithm used internally

       const gnutls_datum_t * key
                   the initial keying material

       const gnutls_datum_t * salt
                   the salt

       unsigned iter_count
                   the iteration count

       void * output
                   the output value

       size_t length
                   the desired length of the output key

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will derive a variable length keying material from
       a password according to PKCS 5 PBKDF2.

RETURNS         top

       Zero or a negative error code on error.

SINCE         top


REPORTING BUGS         top

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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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