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NAME

       gnutls_global_set_mem_functions - API function

SYNOPSIS

       #include <gnutls/gnutls.h>

       void           gnutls_global_set_mem_functions(gnutls_alloc_function           alloc_func,
       gnutls_alloc_function   secure_alloc_func,    gnutls_is_secure_function    is_secure_func,
       gnutls_realloc_function realloc_func, gnutls_free_function free_func);

ARGUMENTS

       gnutls_alloc_function alloc_func
                   it's the default memory allocation function. Like malloc().

       gnutls_alloc_function secure_alloc_func
                   This is the memory allocation function that will be used for sensitive data.

       gnutls_is_secure_function is_secure_func
                   a function that returns 0 if the memory given is not secure. May be NULL.

       gnutls_realloc_function realloc_func
                   A realloc function

       gnutls_free_function free_func
                   The function that frees allocated data. Must accept a NULL pointer.

DESCRIPTION

       This  is the function were you set the memory allocation functions gnutls is going to use.
       By default the libc's allocation functions (malloc(), free()),  are  used  by  gnutls,  to
       allocate  both  sensitive  and  not  sensitive data.  This function is provided to set the
       memory allocation functions to something other than the defaults

       This function must be called before gnutls_global_init() is called.  This function is  not
       thread safe.

REPORTING BUGS

       Report       bugs       to       <bug-gnutls@gnu.org>.        GnuTLS       home      page:
       http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/     General     help     using      GNU      software:
       http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation.
       Copying  and distribution of this file, with or without modification, are permitted in any
       medium without royalty provided the copyright notice and this notice are preserved.

SEE ALSO

       The full documentation for gnutls is maintained as a Texinfo  manual.   If  the  info  and
       gnutls programs are properly installed at your site, the command

              info gnutls

       should give you access to the complete manual.