Bug in gnutls_pubkey_verify_data() API documentation ?

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Sat Mar 17 09:25:33 CET 2012

On 03/17/2012 06:18 AM, Quan Nguyen wrote:

> In the API documentation, it says gnutls_pubkey_verify_data():  "On
> success, %GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS (0) is returned". However, looking at the
> source code in gnutls_pubkey.c, we see that this function calls
> pubkey_verify_data(), which returns 1 on success :"verifies the signature
> data, and returns GNUTLS_E_PK_SIG_VERIFY_FAILED if  not verified, or 1
> otherwise."

You're correct. I've replaced it with:
Returns: In case of a verification failure
%GNUTLS_E_PK_SIG_VERIFY_FAILED is returned, and zero or positive code on

thank you,

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