qcrypto_signature_request()

Updated: October 26, 2022

Request a signature

Synopsis:

#include <qcrypto/qcrypto.h>
int qcrypto_signature_request(const char *name,
                              const char *tag,
                              unsigned flags,
                              qcrypto_ctx_t **ctx)

Arguments:

name
The algorithm name (for example, rsa-with-sha256).
tag
The tag value that identifies the plugin in the qcrypto library configuration file to retrieve the algorithm from; or NULL, to use the default tag (__progname).
flags
Reserved for future use.
ctx
A context pointer that is filled with the algorithm context on success.

Library:

libqcrypto

Description:

This function requests the specified algorithm from the library.

Returns:

QCRYPTO_R_EOK if successful or qcrypto_errno if an error occurred.