gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign — API function


#include <gnutls/abstract.h>
int gnutls_x509_crt_privkey_sign( gnutls_x509_crt_t crt,
  gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer,
  gnutls_privkey_t issuer_key,
  gnutls_digest_algorithm_t dig,
  unsigned int flags);


gnutls_x509_crt_t crt

a certificate of type gnutls_x509_crt_t

gnutls_x509_crt_t issuer

is the certificate of the certificate issuer

gnutls_privkey_t issuer_key

holds the issuer's private key

gnutls_digest_algorithm_t dig

The message digest to use, GNUTLS_DIG_SHA1 is a safe choice

unsigned int flags

must be 0


This function will sign the certificate with the issuer's private key, and will copy the issuer's information into the certificate.

This must be the last step in a certificate generation since all the previously set parameters are now signed.


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


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