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PAM_PROMPT(3)			   BSD Library Functions Manual 		    PAM_PROMPT(3)

NAME
     pam_prompt -- call the conversation function

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>

     int
     pam_prompt(const pam_handle_t *pamh, int style, char **resp, const char *fmt, ...);

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_prompt function constructs a message from the specified format string and arguments
     and passes it to the given PAM context's conversation function.

     A pointer to the response, or NULL if the conversation function did not return one, is
     stored in the location pointed to by the resp argument.

     See pam_vprompt(3) for further details.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_prompt function returns one of the following values:

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]	 Memory buffer error.

     [PAM_CONV_ERR]	 Conversation failure.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System error.

SEE ALSO
     pam(3), pam_error(3), pam_info(3), pam_strerror(3), pam_vprompt(3)

STANDARDS
     The pam_prompt function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The pam_prompt function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD 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.

BSD					December 18, 2011				      BSD
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