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gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(3)	      gnutls		 gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(3)

NAME
       gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status - This function returns the certificate CA status

SYNOPSIS
       #include <gnutls/x509.h>

       int gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(gnutls_x509_crt_t cert, unsigned int * critical);

ARGUMENTS
       gnutls_x509_crt_t cert
		   should contain a gnutls_x509_crt_t structure

       unsigned int * critical
		   will be non zero if the extension is marked as critical

DESCRIPTION
       This  function  will  return certificates CA status, by reading the basicConstraints X.509
       extension (2.5.29.19). If the certificate is a CA a positive value will	be  returned,  or
       zero if the certificate does not have CA flag set.

       Use  gnutls_x509_crt_get_basic_constraints()  if  you  want  to read the pathLenConstraint
       field too.

RETURNS
       A negative value may be returned in case of parsing error.  If the  certificate	does  not
       contain	the  basicConstraints  extension  GNUTLS_E_REQUESTED_DATA_NOT_AVAILABLE  will  be
       returned.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report  bugs  to  <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.	 GnuTLS   home	 page:	 http://www.gnu.org/soft-
       ware/gnutls/ General help using GNU software: http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation.
       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.

gnutls					      2.8.6		 gnutls_x509_crt_get_ca_status(3)
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