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124.\" ========================================================================
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126.IX Title "DSA_new 3"
e3261593 127.TH DSA_new 3 "2012-01-04" "1.0.0f" "OpenSSL"
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984263bc 132.SH "NAME"
74dab6c2 133DSA_new, DSA_free \- allocate and free DSA objects
984263bc 134.SH "SYNOPSIS"
8b0cefbb 135.IX Header "SYNOPSIS"
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137\& #include <openssl/dsa.h>
e257b235 138\&
984263bc 139\& DSA* DSA_new(void);
e257b235 140\&
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141\& void DSA_free(DSA *dsa);
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143.SH "DESCRIPTION"
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144.IX Header "DESCRIPTION"
145\&\fIDSA_new()\fR allocates and initializes a \fB\s-1DSA\s0\fR structure. It is equivalent to
146calling DSA_new_method(\s-1NULL\s0).
984263bc 147.PP
8b0cefbb 148\&\fIDSA_free()\fR frees the \fB\s-1DSA\s0\fR structure and its components. The values are
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149erased before the memory is returned to the system.
150.SH "RETURN VALUES"
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151.IX Header "RETURN VALUES"
152If the allocation fails, \fIDSA_new()\fR returns \fB\s-1NULL\s0\fR and sets an error
984263bc 153code that can be obtained by
8b0cefbb 154\&\fIERR_get_error\fR\|(3). Otherwise it returns a pointer
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155to the newly allocated structure.
156.PP
8b0cefbb 157\&\fIDSA_free()\fR returns no value.
984263bc 158.SH "SEE ALSO"
74dab6c2 159.IX Header "SEE ALSO"
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160\&\fIdsa\fR\|(3), \fIERR_get_error\fR\|(3),
161\&\fIDSA_generate_parameters\fR\|(3),
162\&\fIDSA_generate_key\fR\|(3)
163.SH "HISTORY"
984263bc 164.IX Header "HISTORY"
8b0cefbb 165\&\fIDSA_new()\fR and \fIDSA_free()\fR are available in all versions of SSLeay and OpenSSL.