[PATCH] Add gnutls_x509_dn_export.

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Sun Feb 24 09:49:53 CET 2008

Joe Orton wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:39:17AM +0000, Joe Orton wrote:
>> This adds another DN function, to export a DN object back to DER.  (I 
>> only really need a DER export; the value of exporting a DN to PEM format 
>> is certainly questionable, but this is allowed for consistency with the 
>> other _foo_export functions)
> Hmmm, that didn't actually work, and I don't really understand why.  Can 
> anyone help?  This is rather beyond my understanding of ASN.1/libtasn1!
> The asn1_der_coding(asn1_data, "") call was failing with the error 
> ASN1_ELEMENT_NOT_FOUND in _gnutls_x509_export_int.  Is that call not 
> supposed to provide the DER coding for the entire node?

I suppose that this has to do with the fact that the type of the element 
is CHOICE. Some quirk of the encoder probably.


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