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7.7.4.3 Signature Notation Data

Using the following functions, you can attach arbitrary notation data to a signature. This information is then available to the user when the signature is verified.

Function: void gpgme_sig_notation_clear (gpgme_ctx_t ctx)

SINCE: 1.1.0

The function gpgme_sig_notation_clear removes the notation data from the context ctx. Subsequent signing operations from this context will not include any notation data.

Every context starts with an empty notation data list.

Function: gpgme_error_t gpgme_sig_notation_add (gpgme_ctx_t ctx, const char *name, const char *value, gpgme_sig_notation_flags_t flags)

SINCE: 1.1.0

The function gpgme_sig_notation_add adds the notation data with the name name and the value value to the context ctx.

Subsequent signing operations will include this notation data, as well as any other notation data that was added since the creation of the context or the last gpgme_sig_notation_clear operation.

The arguments name and value must be NUL-terminated strings in human-readable form. The flag GPGME_SIG_NOTATION_HUMAN_READABLE is implied (non-human-readable notation data is currently not supported). The strings must be in UTF-8 encoding.

If name is NULL, then value should be a policy URL.

The function gpgme_sig_notation_add returns the error code GPG_ERR_NO_ERROR if the notation data could be added successfully, GPG_ERR_INV_VALUE if ctx is not a valid pointer, or if name, value and flags are an invalid combination. The function also passes through any errors that are reported by the crypto engine support routines.

Function: gpgme_sig_notation_t gpgme_sig_notation_get (const gpgme_ctx_t ctx)

SINCE: 1.1.0

The function gpgme_sig_notation_get returns the linked list of notation data structures that are contained in the context ctx.

If ctx is not a valid pointer, or there is no notation data added for this context, NULL is returned.


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