[gnutls-devel] GnuTLS | fips: provide function to manually run FIPS self-tests (!1598)

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Daiki Ueno commented on a discussion on lib/global.c: https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/-/merge_requests/1598#note_972221955

>  		/* first round of self checks, these are done on the
>  		 * nettle algorithms which are used internally */
> +		_gnutls_switch_lib_state(LIB_STATE_SELFTEST);
>  		ret = _gnutls_fips_perform_self_checks1();
> +		_gnutls_switch_lib_state(LIB_STATE_ERROR);

Oh, indeed; I've somehow dropped `if (ret < 0)`.

Re: `_gnutls_switch_fips_state` it is about FIPS context (i.e., service indicator, not library state).

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