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BN_MOD_INVERSE(3) OpenSSL BN_MOD_INVERSE(3)

NAME

BN_mod_inverse - compute inverse modulo n

SYNOPSIS

 #include <openssl/bn.h>
 BIGNUM *BN_mod_inverse(BIGNUM *r, BIGNUM *a, const BIGNUM *n,
           BN_CTX *ctx);

DESCRIPTION

BN_mod_inverse() computes the inverse of a modulo n places the result in r ("(a*r)%n==1"). If r is NULL, a new BIGNUM is created.
ctx is a previously allocated BN_CTX used for temporary variables. r may be the same BIGNUM as a or n.

RETURN VALUES

BN_mod_inverse() returns the BIGNUM containing the inverse, and NULL on error. The error codes can be obtained by ERR_get_error(3).

SEE ALSO

ERR_get_error(3), BN_add(3)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2000-2017 The OpenSSL Project Authors. All Rights Reserved.
Licensed under the OpenSSL license (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You can obtain a copy in the file LICENSE in the source distribution or at <https://www.openssl.org/source/license.html>.
2017-11-02 1.1.0g