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=pod

=head1 NAME

 CMS_get0_type, CMS_set1_eContentType, CMS_get0_eContentType - get and set CMS content types

=head1 SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/cms.h>

 const ASN1_OBJECT *CMS_get0_type(CMS_ContentInfo *cms);
 int CMS_set1_eContentType(CMS_ContentInfo *cms, const ASN1_OBJECT *oid);
 const ASN1_OBJECT *CMS_get0_eContentType(CMS_ContentInfo *cms);

=head1 DESCRIPTION

CMS_get0_type() returns the content type of a CMS_ContentInfo structure as
and ASN1_OBJECT pointer. An application can then decide how to process the
CMS_ContentInfo structure based on this value.

CMS_set1_eContentType() sets the embedded content type of a CMS_ContentInfo
structure. It should be called with CMS functions with the B<CMS_PARTIAL>
flag and B<before> the structure is finalised, otherwise the results are
undefined.

ASN1_OBJECT *CMS_get0_eContentType() returns a pointer to the embedded
content type.

=head1 NOTES

As the B<0> implies CMS_get0_type() and CMS_get0_eContentType() return internal
pointers which should B<not> be freed up. CMS_set1_eContentType() copies the
supplied OID and it B<should> be freed up after use.

The B<ASN1_OBJECT> values returned can be converted to an integer B<NID> value
using OBJ_obj2nid(). For the currently supported content types the following
values are returned:

 NID_pkcs7_data
 NID_pkcs7_signed
 NID_pkcs7_digest
 NID_id_smime_ct_compressedData:
 NID_pkcs7_encrypted
 NID_pkcs7_enveloped


=head1 RETURN VALUES

CMS_get0_type() and CMS_get0_eContentType() return and ASN1_OBJECT structure.

CMS_set1_eContentType() returns 1 for success or 0 if an error occurred.  The
error can be obtained from ERR_get_error(3).

=head1 SEE ALSO

L<ERR_get_error(3)|ERR_get_error(3)>

=head1 HISTORY

CMS_get0_type(), CMS_set1_eContentType() and CMS_get0_eContentType() were all
first added to OpenSSL 0.9.8

=cut