DH_new

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
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SEE ALSO
HISTORY

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(3), DH_generate_parameters(3), DH_generate_key(3)

HISTORY

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