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DH_new, DH_free - allocate and free DH objects


 #include <openssl/dh.h>

 DH* DH_new(void);

 void DH_free(DH *dh);


DH_new() allocates and initializes a DH structure.

DH_free() frees the DH structure and its components. The values are erased before the memory is returned to the system.


If the allocation fails, DH_new() returns NULL and sets an error code that can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3). Otherwise it returns a pointer to the newly allocated structure.

DH_free() returns no value.


dh(3), ERR_get_error(3), DH_generate_parameters(3), DH_generate_key(3)


DH_new() and DH_free() are available in all versions of SSLeay and OpenSSL.