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NetBSD 6.1.5 - man page for pam_strerror (netbsd section 3)

PAM_STRERROR(3) 		   BSD Library Functions Manual 		  PAM_STRERROR(3)

NAME
     pam_strerror -- get PAM standard error message string

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <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.	argument, in the context of the PAM
     transaction described by the pamh 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
     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997.

AUTHORS
     The pam_strerror 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 25, 2011				      BSD


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