Diffstat (limited to 'doc/man3/OSSL_STORE_open.pod')
1 files changed, 19 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/doc/man3/OSSL_STORE_open.pod b/doc/man3/OSSL_STORE_open.pod
index 1e8ebf7ce1ce..71fdd6932f82 100644
@@ -46,21 +46,22 @@ OSSL_STORE_close() to work together.
-OSSL_STORE_open() takes a uri or path B<uri>, password UI method
-B<ui_method> with associated data B<ui_data>, and post processing
-callback B<post_process> with associated data B<post_process_data>,
+OSSL_STORE_open() takes a uri or path I<uri>, password UI method
+I<ui_method> with associated data I<ui_data>, and post processing
+callback I<post_process> with associated data I<post_process_data>,
opens a channel to the data located at that URI and returns a
B<OSSL_STORE_CTX> with all necessary internal information.
-The given B<ui_method> and B<ui_data_data> will be reused by all
-functions that use B<OSSL_STORE_CTX> when interaction is needed.
-The given B<post_process> and B<post_process_data> will be reused by
+The given I<ui_method> and I<ui_data> will be reused by all
+functions that use B<OSSL_STORE_CTX> when interaction is needed,
+for instance to provide a password.
+The given I<post_process> and I<post_process_data> will be reused by
OSSL_STORE_load() to manipulate or drop the value to be returned.
-The B<post_process> function drops values by returning B<NULL>, which
+The I<post_process> function drops values by returning NULL, which
will cause OSSL_STORE_load() to start its process over with loading
-the next object, until B<post_process> returns something other than
-B<NULL>, or the end of data is reached as indicated by OSSL_STORE_eof().
+the next object, until I<post_process> returns something other than
+NULL, or the end of data is reached as indicated by OSSL_STORE_eof().
-OSSL_STORE_ctrl() takes a B<OSSL_STORE_CTX>, and command number B<cmd> and
+OSSL_STORE_ctrl() takes a B<OSSL_STORE_CTX>, and command number I<cmd> and
more arguments not specified here.
The available loader specific command numbers and arguments they each
take depends on the loader that's used and is documented together with
@@ -94,6 +95,7 @@ OSSL_STORE_eof() shows that the end of data has been reached.
OSSL_STORE_close() takes a B<OSSL_STORE_CTX>, closes the channel that was opened
by OSSL_STORE_open() and frees all other information that was stored in the
B<OSSL_STORE_CTX>, as well as the B<OSSL_STORE_CTX> itself.
+If I<ctx> is NULL it does nothing.
=head1 SUPPORTED SCHEMES
@@ -123,12 +125,12 @@ See L<passphrase-encoding(7)> for further information.
=head1 RETURN VALUES
OSSL_STORE_open() returns a pointer to a B<OSSL_STORE_CTX> on success, or
-B<NULL> on failure.
+NULL on failure.
OSSL_STORE_load() returns a pointer to a B<OSSL_STORE_INFO> on success, or
-B<NULL> on error or when end of data is reached.
+NULL on error or when end of data is reached.
Use OSSL_STORE_error() and OSSL_STORE_eof() to determine the meaning of a
OSSL_STORE_eof() returns 1 if the end of data has been reached, otherwise
@@ -149,9 +151,12 @@ OSSL_STORE_CTX(), OSSL_STORE_post_process_info_fn(), OSSL_STORE_open(),
OSSL_STORE_ctrl(), OSSL_STORE_load(), OSSL_STORE_eof() and OSSL_STORE_close()
were added in OpenSSL 1.1.1.
+Handling of NULL I<ctx> argument for OSSL_STORE_close()
+was introduced in OpenSSL 1.1.1h.
-Copyright 2016-2018 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
+Copyright 2016-2020 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use
this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy