Name

gnutls_x509_privkey_generate — API function

Synopsis

#include <gnutls/x509.h>
int gnutls_x509_privkey_generate( gnutls_x509_privkey_t key,
  gnutls_pk_algorithm_t algo,
  unsigned int bits,
  unsigned int flags);
 

ARGUMENTS

gnutls_x509_privkey_t key

should contain a gnutls_x509_privkey_t structure

gnutls_pk_algorithm_t algo

is one of the algorithms in gnutls_pk_algorithm_t.

unsigned int bits

the size of the modulus

unsigned int flags

unused for now. Must be 0.

DESCRIPTION

This function will generate a random private key. Note that this function must be called on an empty private key.

Do not set the number of bits directly, use gnutls_sec_param_to_pk_bits().

RETURNS

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

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.

General guidelines for reporting bugs: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/

GnuTLS home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/

SEE ALSO

The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gnutls

should give you access to the complete manual. As an alternative you may obtain the manual from:

COPYRIGHT

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