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gsasl_decode(3) gsasl gsasl_decode(3)


gsasl_decode - API function


#include <gsasl.h>

int gsasl_decode(Gsasl_session * sctx, const char * input, size_t input_len, char ** output, size_t * output_len);


libgsasl session handle.
input byte array.
size of input byte array.
newly allocated output byte array.
size of output byte array.


Decode data according to negotiated SASL mechanism. This might mean that data is integrity or privacy protected.

The output buffer is allocated by this function, and it is the responsibility of caller to deallocate it by calling free( output ).

Return value: Returns GSASL_OK if encoding was successful, otherwise an error code.


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General guidelines for reporting bugs:
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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.


The full documentation for gsasl is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gsasl programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gsasl

should give you access to the complete manual. As an alternative you may obtain the manual from:
1.10.0 gsasl