Link in passphrase-encoding(7) in relevant documentation
[openssl.git] / doc / man3 / PEM_read.pod
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@@ -110,10 +110,15 @@ Instead, private keys should be stored in PKCS#8 form, with a strong PKCS#5
 v2.0 PBE.
 See L<PEM_write_PrivateKey(3)> and L<d2i_PKCS8PrivateKey_bio(3)>.
 
+PEM_do_header() makes no assumption regarding the pass phrase received from the
+password callback.
+It will simply be treated as a byte sequence.
+
 =head1 SEE ALSO
 
 L<ERR_peek_last_error(3)>, L<ERR_GET_LIB(3)>,
-L<d2i_PKCS8PrivateKey_bio(3)>.
+L<d2i_PKCS8PrivateKey_bio(3)>,
+L<passphrase-encoding(7)>
 
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