[Help-gnutls] Re: gnutls x509 library to get a rsa encryption

Simon Josefsson jas at extundo.com
Tue Sep 27 10:27:17 CEST 2005

jerome etienne <jme at off.net> writes:

> Hello,
> I would like to do encryption/decryption based on a x509 certificate, i 
> looked at the documentation of the x509 library and failed to find a 
> function for it. Is there a function that i missed ? some existing 
> source code that i could look at ? any suggestion ?

If you want to do X.509 based message protection, I think you should
look at CMS aka S/MIME.  You'll likely have to reinvent the wheel
otherwise.  Development versions of GnuPG has S/MIME functionality.


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