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/** @file
 * IPRT - Base64, MIME content transfer encoding.
 */

/*
 * Copyright (C) 2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 *
 * This file is part of VirtualBox Open Source Edition (OSE), as
 * available from http://www.virtualbox.org. This file is free software;
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#ifndef ___iprt_base64_h
#define ___iprt_base64_h

#include <iprt/types.h>

RT_C_DECLS_BEGIN

/** @defgroup grp_rt_base64     RTBase64 - Base64, MIME content transfer encoding.
 * @ingroup grp_rt
 * @{
 */

/** @def RTBASE64_EOL_SIZE
 * The size of the end-of-line marker. */
#if defined(RT_OS_OS2) || defined(RT_OS_WINDOWS)
# define RTBASE64_EOL_SIZE      (sizeof("\r\n") - 1)
#else
00047 # define RTBASE64_EOL_SIZE      (sizeof("\n")   - 1)
#endif

/**
 * Calculates the decoded data size for a Base64 encoded string.
 *
 * @returns The length in bytes. -1 if the encoding is bad.
 *
 * @param   pszString           The Base64 encoded string.
 * @param   ppszEnd             If not NULL, this will point to the first char
 *                              following the Base64 encoded text block. If
 *                              NULL the entire string is assumed to be Base64.
 */
RTDECL(ssize_t) RTBase64DecodedSize(const char *pszString, char **ppszEnd);

/**
 * Decodes a Base64 encoded string into the buffer supplied by the caller.
 *
 * @returns IPRT status code.
 * @retval  VERR_BUFFER_OVERFLOW if the buffer is too small. pcbActual will not
 *          be set, nor will ppszEnd.
 * @retval  VERR_INVALID_BASE64_ENCODING if the encoding is wrong.
 *
 * @param   pszString       The Base64 string. Whether the entire string or
 *                          just the start of the string is in Base64 depends
 *                          on wther ppszEnd is specified or not.
 * @param   pvData          Where to store the decoded data.
 * @param   cbData          The size of the output buffer that pvData points to.
 * @param   pcbActual       Where to store the actual number of bytes returned.
 *                          Optional.
 * @param   ppszEnd         Indicats that the string may contain other stuff
 *                          after the Base64 encoded data when not NULL. Will
 *                          be set to point to the first char that's not part of
 *                          the encoding. If NULL the entire string must be part
 *                          of the Base64 encoded data.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTBase64Decode(const char *pszString, void *pvData, size_t cbData, size_t *pcbActual, char **ppszEnd);

/**
 * Calculates the length of the Base64 encoding of a given number of bytes of
 * data.
 *
 * This will assume line breaks every 64 chars. A RTBase64EncodedLengthEx
 * function can be added if closer control over the output is found to be
 * required.
 *
 * @returns The Base64 string length.
 * @param   cbData      The number of bytes to encode.
 */
RTDECL(size_t) RTBase64EncodedLength(size_t cbData);

/**
 * Encodes the specifed data into a Base64 string, the caller supplies the
 * output buffer.
 *
 * This will make the same assumptions about line breaks and EOL size as
 * RTBase64EncodedLength() does. A RTBase64EncodeEx function can be added if
 * more strict control over the output formatting is found necessary.
 *
 * @returns IRPT status code.
 * @retval  VERR_BUFFER_OVERFLOW if the output buffer is too small. The buffer
 *          may contain an invalid Base64 string.
 *
 * @param   pvData      The data to encode.
 * @param   cbData      The number of bytes to encode.
 * @param   pszBuf      Where to put the Base64 string.
 * @param   cbBuf       The size of the output buffer, including the terminator.
 * @param   pcchActual  The actual number of characters returned.
 */
RTDECL(int) RTBase64Encode(const void *pvData, size_t cbData, char *pszBuf, size_t cbBuf, size_t *pcchActual);

/** @}  */

RT_C_DECLS_END

#endif


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