gnutls_aead_cipher_init(3) gnutls gnutls_aead_cipher_init(3)

gnutls_aead_cipher_init - API function

#include <gnutls/crypto.h>

int gnutls_aead_cipher_init(gnutls_aead_cipher_hd_t * handle, gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher, const gnutls_datum_t * key);

is a gnutls_aead_cipher_hd_t type.
the authenticated-encryption algorithm to use
The key to be used for encryption

This function will initialize an context that can be used for encryption/decryption of data. This will effectively use the current crypto backend in use by gnutls or the cryptographic accelerator in use.

Zero or a negative error code on error.


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