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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

asn1_get_length_ber (3)

Name

asn1_get_length_ber - API function

Synopsis

#include <libtasn1.h>

long  asn1_get_length_ber(const unsigned char * ber, int ber_len, int *
len);

Description

asn1_get_length_ber(3)             libtasn1             asn1_get_length_ber(3)



NAME
       asn1_get_length_ber - API function

SYNOPSIS
       #include <libtasn1.h>

       long  asn1_get_length_ber(const unsigned char * ber, int ber_len, int *
       len);

ARGUMENTS
       const unsigned char * ber
                   BER data to decode.

       int ber_len Length of BER data to decode.

       int * len   Output variable containing the length  of  the  BER  length
                   field.

DESCRIPTION
       Extract   a   length   field   from   BER   data.   The  difference  to
       asn1_get_length_der() is that this function will return a  length  even
       if the value has indefinite encoding.

RETURNS
       Return  the  decoded length value, or negative value when the value was
       too big.

SINCE
       2.0

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2006-2015 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.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | library/libtasn1 |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       The full documentation for libtasn1 is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.
       If  the info and libtasn1 programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info libtasn1

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

              http://www.gnu.org/software/libtasn1/manual/

NOTES
       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source   was   downloaded  from   https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/libtasn1/lib-
       tasn1-4.13.tar.gz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at https://www.gnu.org/software/libtasn1.



libtasn1                              4.8               asn1_get_length_ber(3)