gnutls_bye man page on Archlinux
gnutls_bye(3) gnutls gnutls_bye(3)
gnutls_bye - API function
int gnutls_bye(gnutls_session_t session, gnutls_close_request_t how);
is a gnutls_session_t structure.
is an integer
Terminates the current TLS/SSL connection. The connection should have
been initiated using gnutls_handshake(). how should be one of
In case of GNUTLS_SHUT_RDWR the TLS session gets terminated and further
receives and sends will be disallowed. If the return value is zero you
may continue using the underlying transport layer. GNUTLS_SHUT_RDWR
sends an alert containing a close request and waits for the peer to
reply with the same message.
In case of GNUTLS_SHUT_WR the TLS session gets terminated and further
sends will be disallowed. In order to reuse the connection you should
wait for an EOF from the peer. GNUTLS_SHUT_WR sends an alert contain‐
ing a close request.
Note that not all implementations will properly terminate a TLS connec‐
tion. Some of them, usually for performance reasons, will terminate
only the underlying transport layer, and thus not distinguishing
between a malicious party prematurely terminating the connection and
This function may also return GNUTLS_E_AGAIN or GNUTLS_E_INTERRUPTED;
GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, or an error code, see function documenta‐
tion for entire semantics.
Report bugs to <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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