gnutls_openpgp_crt_verify_ring — API function


#include <gnutls/openpgp.h>
int gnutls_openpgp_crt_verify_ring( gnutls_openpgp_crt_t key,
  gnutls_openpgp_keyring_t keyring,
  unsigned int flags,
  unsigned int * verify);


gnutls_openpgp_crt_t key

the structure that holds the key.

gnutls_openpgp_keyring_t keyring

holds the keyring to check against

unsigned int flags

unused (should be 0)

unsigned int * verify

will hold the certificate verification output.


Verify all signatures in the key, using the given set of keys (keyring).

The key verification output will be put in verify and will be one or more of the gnutls_certificate_status_t enumerated elements bitwise or'd.

Note that this function does not verify using any "web of trust". You may use GnuPG for that purpose, or any other external PGP application.


GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, or an error code.


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