#include <openssl/bio.h> BIO_METHOD * BIO_s_file(void); BIO *BIO_new_file(const char *filename, const char *mode); BIO *BIO_new_fp(FILE *stream, int flags); BIO_set_fp(BIO *b,FILE *fp, int flags); BIO_get_fp(BIO *b,FILE **fpp); int BIO_read_filename(BIO *b, char *name) int BIO_write_filename(BIO *b, char *name) int BIO_append_filename(BIO *b, char *name) int BIO_rw_filename(BIO *b, char *name)
Calls to BIO_read() and BIO_write() read and write data to the underlying stream. BIO_gets() and BIO_puts() are supported on file BIOs.
BIO_flush() on a file BIO calls the fflush() function on the wrapped stream.
BIO_reset() attempts to change the file pointer to the start of file using fseek(stream, 0, 0).
BIO_seek() sets the file pointer to position ofs from start of file using fseek(stream, ofs, 0).
BIO_eof() calls feof().
Setting the BIO_CLOSE flag calls fclose() on the stream when the BIO is freed.
BIO_new_file() creates a new file BIO with mode mode the meaning of mode is the same as the stdio function fopen(). The BIO_CLOSE flag is set on the returned BIO.
BIO_new_fp() creates a file BIO wrapping stream. Flags can be: BIO_CLOSE, BIO_NOCLOSE (the close flag) BIO_FP_TEXT (sets the underlying stream to text mode, default is binary: this only has any effect under Win32).
BIO_set_fp() set the fp of a file BIO to fp. flags has the same meaning as in BIO_new_fp(), it is a macro.
BIO_get_fp() retrieves the fp of a file BIO, it is a macro.
BIO_seek() is a macro that sets the position pointer to offset bytes from the start of file.
BIO_tell() returns the value of the position pointer.
BIO_read_filename(), BIO_write_filename(), BIO_append_filename() and BIO_rw_filename() set the file BIO b to use file name for reading, writing, append or read write respectively.
Because the file BIO calls the underlying stdio functions any quirks in stdio behaviour will be mirrored by the corresponding BIO.
On Windows BIO_new_files reserves for the filename argument to be UTF-8 encoded. In other words if you have to make it work in multi- lingual environment, encode file names in UTF-8.
BIO *bio_out; bio_out = BIO_new_fp(stdout, BIO_NOCLOSE); BIO_printf(bio_out, "Hello World\n");
BIO *bio_out; bio_out = BIO_new(BIO_s_file()); if(bio_out == NULL) /* Error ... */ if(!BIO_set_fp(bio_out, stdout, BIO_NOCLOSE)) /* Error ... */ BIO_printf(bio_out, "Hello World\n");
Write to a file:
BIO *out; out = BIO_new_file("filename.txt", "w"); if(!out) /* Error occurred */ BIO_printf(out, "Hello World\n"); BIO_free(out);
BIO *out; out = BIO_new(BIO_s_file()); if(out == NULL) /* Error ... */ if(!BIO_write_filename(out, "filename.txt")) /* Error ... */ BIO_printf(out, "Hello World\n"); BIO_free(out);
BIO_new_file() and BIO_new_fp() return a file BIO or NULL if an error occurred.
BIO_set_fp() and BIO_get_fp() return 1 for success or 0 for failure (although the current implementation never return 0).
BIO_seek() returns the same value as the underlying fseek() function: 0 for success or -1 for failure.
BIO_tell() returns the current file position.
BIO_read_filename(), BIO_write_filename(), BIO_append_filename() and BIO_rw_filename() return 1 for success or 0 for failure.