Section: OpenSSL (3SSL)
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SSL_pending - obtain number of readable bytes buffered in an SSL object
int SSL_pending(const SSL *ssl);
returns the number of bytes which are available inside
for immediate read.
Data are received in blocks from the peer. Therefore data can be buffered
and are ready for immediate retrieval with
The number of bytes pending is returned.
takes into account only bytes from the TLS/SSL
that is currently being processed (if any). If the SSL
flag is set (see
(3)), additional protocol
bytes may have been read containing more TLS/SSL
records; these are ignored by
Up to OpenSSL 0.9.6, SSL_pending() does not check if the record type
of pending data is application data.
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