since: 2.28


g_tls_certificate_new_from_file (
  const gchar* file,
  GError** error


Creates a GTlsCertificate from the data in file.

As of 2.72, if the filename ends in .p12 or .pfx the data is loaded by g_tls_certificate_new_from_pkcs12() otherwise it is loaded by g_tls_certificate_new_from_pem(). See those functions for exact details.

If file cannot be read or parsed, the function will return NULL and set error.

Available since: 2.28



Type: const gchar*

File containing a certificate to import.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a file system path, using the OS encoding.

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will left initialized to NULL by the constructor if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: GTlsCertificate

The new certificate, or NULL on error.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.