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       gnutls_bye - API function


       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       int gnutls_bye(gnutls_session_t session, gnutls_close_request_t how);


       gnutls_session_t session
                   is a gnutls_session_t structure.

       gnutls_close_request_t how
                   is an integer


       Terminates the current TLS/SSL connection. The connection should have been initiated using
       gnutls_handshake().  how should be one of GNUTLS_SHUT_RDWR, GNUTLS_SHUT_WR.

       In case of GNUTLS_SHUT_RDWR then the TLS connection gets terminated and  further  receives
       and  sends  will  be  disallowed.   If the return value is zero you may continue using the
       connection.  GNUTLS_SHUT_RDWR actually sends an alert containing a close request and waits
       for the peer to reply with the same message.

       In  case  of GNUTLS_SHUT_WR then the TLS connection gets terminated and further sends will
       be disallowed. In order to reuse the connection you should wait for an EOF from the  peer.
       GNUTLS_SHUT_WR sends an alert containing a close request.

       Note that not all implementations will properly terminate a TLS connection.  Some of them,
       usually for performance reasons, will terminate only the underlying transport layer,  thus
       causing  a  transmission  error  to  the  peer.  This error cannot be distinguished from a
       malicious  party  prematurely  terminating  the  session,  thus  this  behavior   is   not

       This    function   may   also   return   GNUTLS_E_AGAIN   or   GNUTLS_E_INTERRUPTED;   cf.


       GNUTLS_E_SUCCESS on success, or an error  code,  see  function  documentation  for  entire


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