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libssh2_knownhost_readfile

NAME

libssh2_knownhost_readfile - parse a file of known hosts

SYNOPSIS

#include <libssh2.h>

int libssh2_knownhost_readfile(LIBSSH2_KNOWNHOSTS *hosts,   const char *filename, int type);

DESCRIPTION

Reads a collection of known hosts from a specified file and adds them to the collection of known hosts.

filename specifies which file to read

type specifies what file type it is, and LIBSSH2_KNOWNHOST_FILE_OPENSSH is the only currently supported format. This file is normally found named ~/.ssh/known_hosts

RETURN VALUE

Returns a negative value, a regular libssh2 error code for errors, or a positive number as number of parsed known hosts in the file.

AVAILABILITY

Added in libssh2 1.2

SEE ALSO

libssh2_knownhost_init, libssh2_knownhost_free, libssh2_knownhost_check,

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