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Manual Reference Pages  -  PAM_STRERROR (3)

NAME

pam_strerror - get PAM standard error message string

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Standards
Authors

LIBRARY


.Lb libpam

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In security/pam_appl.h const char * pam_strerror const pam_handle_t *pamh int error_number

DESCRIPTION

The pam_strerror function returns a pointer to a string containing a textual description of the error indicated by the error_number argument. The pamh argument is ignored. For compatibility with other implementations, it should be either a valid PAM handle returned by a previous call to pam_start(3), or NULL.

RETURN VALUES

The pam_strerror function returns NULL on failure.

SEE ALSO

pam(3), pam_start(3)

STANDARDS


.Rs X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules
.Re

AUTHORS

The pam_strerror function and this manual page were developed for the
.Fx Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 ("CBOSS"), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.

The OpenPAM library is maintained by
.An Dag-Erling Sm\(/orgrav Aq des@des.no .

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