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DH_new

Section: OpenSSL (3)
Updated: 2002-09-25
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NAME

DH_new, DH_free - allocate and free DH objects  

SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/dh.h>

 DH* DH_new(void);

 void DH_free(DH *dh);

 

DESCRIPTION

DH_new() allocates and initializes a DH structure.

DH_free() frees the DH structure and its components. The values are erased before the memory is returned to the system.  

RETURN VALUES

If the allocation fails, DH_new() returns NULL and sets an error code that can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3). Otherwise it returns a pointer to the newly allocated structure.

DH_free() returns no value.  

SEE ALSO

dh(3), ERR_get_error(3), DH_generate_parameters(3), DH_generate_key(3)  

HISTORY

DH_new() and DH_free() are available in all versions of SSLeay and OpenSSL.


 

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