gnutls_init(3) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | ARGUMENTS | DESCRIPTION | RETURNS | REPORTING BUGS | COPYRIGHT | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

gnutls_init(3)                   gnutls                   gnutls_init(3)

NAME         top

       gnutls_init - API function

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_init(gnutls_session_t * session, unsigned int flags);

ARGUMENTS         top

       gnutls_session_t * session
                   is a pointer to a gnutls_session_t type.

       unsigned int flags
                   indicate if this session is to be used for server or
                   client.

DESCRIPTION         top

       This function initializes the provided session. Every session
       must be initialized before use, and must be deinitialized after
       used by calling gnutls_deinit().

        flags can be any combination of flags from gnutls_init_flags_t.

       Note that since version 3.1.2 this function enables some common
       TLS extensions such as session tickets and OCSP certificate
       status request in client side by default. To prevent that use the
       GNUTLS_NO_EXTENSIONS flag.

RETURNS         top

       GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, or an error code.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       Report bugs to <bugs@gnutls.org>.
       Home page: https://www.gnutls.org

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2001- Free Software Foundation, Inc., and others.
       Copying and distribution of this file, with or without
       modification, are permitted in any medium without royalty
       provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.

SEE ALSO         top

       The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo
       manual.  If the /usr/share/doc/gnutls/ directory does not contain
       the HTML form visit

       https://www.gnutls.org/manual/ 

COLOPHON         top

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gnutls                            3.7.2                   gnutls_init(3)