gnutls_x509_privkey_import — API function


#include <gnutls/x509.h>
int gnutls_x509_privkey_import( gnutls_x509_privkey_t key,
  const gnutls_datum_t * data,
  gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t format);


gnutls_x509_privkey_t key

The structure to store the parsed key

const gnutls_datum_t * data

The DER or PEM encoded certificate.

gnutls_x509_crt_fmt_t format

One of DER or PEM


This function will convert the given DER or PEM encoded key to the native gnutls_x509_privkey_t format. The output will be stored in key .

If the key is PEM encoded it should have a header that contains "PRIVATE KEY". Note that this function falls back to PKCS 8 decoding without password, if the default format fails to import.


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


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