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NAME         top

       gnutls_pubkey_encrypt_data - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/abstract.h>

       int gnutls_pubkey_encrypt_data(gnutls_pubkey_t key, unsigned int
       flags, const gnutls_datum_t * plaintext, gnutls_datum_t *

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_pubkey_t key
                   Holds the public key

       unsigned int flags
                   should be 0 for now

       const gnutls_datum_t * plaintext
                   The data to be encrypted

       gnutls_datum_t * ciphertext
                   contains the encrypted data

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will encrypt the given data, using the public key.
       On success the  ciphertext will be allocated using

RETURNS         top

       On success, GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned, otherwise a
       negative error value.

SINCE         top


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COPYRIGHT         top

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SEE ALSO         top

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gnutls                            3.7.2    gnutls_pubkey_encrypt_data(3)