gnutls_prf(3) gnutls gnutls_prf(3)
gnutls_prf - API function
int gnutls_prf(gnutls_session_t session, size_t label_size, const char * label, int
server_random_first, size_t extra_size, const char * extra, size_t outsize, char * out);
is a gnutls_session_t structure.
length of the label variable.
const char * label
label used in PRF computation, typically a short string.
non-0 if server random field should be first in seed
length of the extra variable.
const char * extra
optional extra data to seed the PRF with.
size of pre-allocated output buffer to hold the output.
char * out pre-allocated buffer to hold the generated data.
Apply the TLS Pseudo-Random-Function (PRF) on the master secret and the provided data,
seeded with the client and server random fields.
The label variable usually contains a string denoting the purpose for the generated data.
The server_random_first indicates whether the client random field or the server random
field should be first in the seed. Non-0 indicates that the server random field is first,
0 that the client random field is first.
The extra variable can be used to add more data to the seed, after the random variables.
It can be used to make sure the generated output is strongly connected to some additional
data (e.g., a string used in user authentication).
The output is placed in out , which must be pre-allocated.
GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, or an error code.
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gnutls 3.1.15 gnutls_prf(3)