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NAME

       BN_mod_inverse - compute inverse modulo n

SYNOPSIS

        #include <openssl/bn.h>

        BIGNUM *BN_mod_inverse(BIGNUM *r, BIGNUM *a, const BIGNUM *n,
                               BN_CTX *ctx);

DESCRIPTION

       BN_mod_inverse() computes the inverse of a modulo n places the result in r ("(a*r)%n==1").
       If r is NULL, a new BIGNUM is created.

       ctx is a previously allocated BN_CTX used for temporary variables. r may be the same
       BIGNUM as a or n.

RETURN VALUES

       BN_mod_inverse() returns the BIGNUM containing the inverse, and NULL on error. The error
       codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).

SEE ALSO

       ERR_get_error(3), BN_add(3)

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright 2000-2017 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 in the file LICENSE in the source
       distribution or at <https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html>.