gnutls_error_to_alert — API function


#include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

int gnutls_error_to_alert(int err, int * level);


int err

is a negative integer

int * level

the alert level will be stored there


Get an alert depending on the error code returned by a gnutls function.  All alerts sent by this function should be considered fatal.  The only exception is when  err is GNUTLS_E_REHANDSHAKE, where a warning alert should be sent to the peer indicating that no renegotiation will be performed.

If there is no mapping to a valid alert the alert to indicate internal error (GNUTLS_A_INTERNAL_ERROR) is returned.


the alert code to use for a particular error code.

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