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gnutls_cipher_init(3)			      gnutls			    gnutls_cipher_init(3)

NAME
       gnutls_cipher_init - API function

SYNOPSIS
       #include <gnutls/crypto.h>

       int  gnutls_cipher_init(gnutls_cipher_hd_t  *  handle,  gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t  cipher,
       const gnutls_datum_t * key, const gnutls_datum_t * iv);

ARGUMENTS
       gnutls_cipher_hd_t * handle
		   is a gnutls_cipher_hd_t structure.

       gnutls_cipher_algorithm_t cipher
		   the encryption algorithm to use

       const gnutls_datum_t * key
		   The key to be used for encryption

       const gnutls_datum_t * iv
		   The IV to use (if not applicable set NULL)

DESCRIPTION
       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 crypto-
       graphic accelerator in use.

RETURNS
       Zero or a negative error code on error.

SINCE
       2.10.0

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/

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc..
       Copying and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in  any
       medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.

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  man-
       ual from:

	      http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/manual/

gnutls					      3.1.15			    gnutls_cipher_init(3)
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