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NAME         top

       gnutls_x509_crt_get_dn_by_oid - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/x509.h>

       int gnutls_x509_crt_get_dn_by_oid(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, const
       char * oid, unsigned indx, unsigned int raw_flag, void * buf,
       size_t * buf_size);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
                   should contain a gnutls_x509_crt_t type

       const char * oid
                   holds an Object Identified in null terminated string

       unsigned indx
                   In case multiple same OIDs exist in the RDN, this
                   specifies which to send. Use (0) to get the first

       unsigned int raw_flag
                   If non-zero returns the raw DER data of the DN part.

       void * buf  a pointer where the DN part will be copied (may be

       size_t * buf_size
                   initially holds the size of  buf

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function will extract the part of the name of the
       Certificate subject specified by the given OID. The output, if
       the raw flag is not used, will be encoded as described in
       RFC4514. Thus a string that is ASCII or UTF-8 encoded, depending
       on the certificate data.

       Some helper macros with popular OIDs can be found in
       gnutls/x509.h If raw flag is (0), this function will only return
       known OIDs as text. Other OIDs will be DER encoded, as described
       in RFC4514 -- in hex format with a '#' prefix.  You can check
       about known OIDs using gnutls_x509_dn_oid_known().

       If  buf is null then only the size will be filled. If the
       raw_flag is not specified the output is always null terminated,
       although the
        buf_size will not include the null character.

RETURNS         top

       GNUTLS_E_SHORT_MEMORY_BUFFER if the provided buffer is not long
       enough, and in that case the  buf_size will be updated with the
       required size. GNUTLS_E_REQUESTED_DATA_NOT_AVAILABLE if there are
       no data in the current index. On success 0 is returned.

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