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ASN1_tag2str — ASN1_STRING
const ASN1_STRING *str, unsigned long
*fp, const ASN1_STRING *str,
unsigned long flags);
const ASN1_STRING *str);
const char *
These functions output an ASN1_STRING structure. ASN1_STRING is used to represent all the ASN.1 string types.
prints str to out but using a
different format to
replaces unprintable characters (other than CR, LF) with
returns a human-readable name of the specified ASN.1
is a deprecated function which should be avoided; use
Although there are a large number of options,
ASN1_STRFLGS_RFC2253 is often suitable, or on UTF-8
The complete set of supported options for flags is listed below.
Various characters can be escaped. If
ASN1_STRFLGS_ESC_2253 is set, the characters
determined by RFC 2253 are escaped. If
ASN1_STRFLGS_ESC_CTRL is set, control characters are
ASN1_STRFLGS_ESC_MSB is set, characters
with the MSB set are escaped: this option should
not be used if the
terminal correctly interprets UTF-8 sequences.
Escaping takes several forms. If the character being escaped is a 16-bit character then the form "\UXXXX" is used using exactly four characters for the hex representation. If it is 32 bits then "\WXXXXXXXX" is used using eight characters of its hex representation. These forms will only be used if UTF-8 conversion is not set (see below).
Printable characters are normally escaped using the backslash
(‘\’) character. If
ASN1_STRFLGS_ESC_QUOTE is set, then the whole string
is instead surrounded by double quote characters: this is arguably more
readable than the backslash notation. Other characters use the
"\XX" using exactly two characters of the hex representation.
ASN1_STRFLGS_UTF8_CONVERT is set, then
characters are converted to UTF-8 format first. If the terminal supports the
display of UTF-8 sequences then this option will correctly display
ASN1_STRFLGS_IGNORE_TYPE is set, then
the string type is not interpreted at all: everything is assumed to be one
byte per character. This is primarily for debugging purposes and can result
in confusing output in multi-character strings.
ASN1_STRFLGS_SHOW_TYPE is set, then the string type
itself is printed before its value (for example "BMPSTRING"),
Instead of being interpreted the contents of a string can be "dumped": this just outputs the value of the string using the form #XXXX using hex format for each octet.
ASN1_STRFLGS_DUMP_ALL is set, then any
type is dumped.
Normally non-character string types (such as OCTET STRING) are
assumed to be one byte per character; if
ASN1_STRFLGS_DUMP_UNKNOWN is set, then they will be
When a type is dumped normally just the content octets are
ASN1_STRFLGS_DUMP_DER is set, then the
complete encoding is dumped instead (including tag and length octets).
ASN1_STRFLGS_RFC2253 includes all the
flags required by RFC 2253. It is equivalent to
ASN1_STRING_print_ex_fp() return the number of
characters written or -1 if an error occurred.
ASN1_STRING_print() returns 1 on success
or 0 on error.
ASN1_tag2str() returns a static
ASN1_STRING_print() first appeared in
SSLeay 0.6.5 and has been available since OpenBSD
ASN1_tag2str() first appeared in OpenSSL
0.9.5 and has been available since OpenBSD 2.7.
ASN1_STRING_print_ex_fp() first appeared in OpenSSL
0.9.6 and have been available since OpenBSD 2.9.
|July 11, 2021||OpenBSD-current|