gnutls_error_to_alert − API function


, int * int gnutls_error_to_alert(int err

int err     is a negative integer

int * level the alert level will be stored there

Get an alert depending on the error code returned by a
gnutls function.  All alerts sent by this function should be
considered fatal.  The only exception is when  err is
GNUTLS_E_REHANDSHAKE, where a warning alert should be sent
to the peer indicating that no renegotiation will be

If there is no mapping to a valid alert the alert to
indicate internal error is returned.

the alert code to use for a particular error code.

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