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PAM_STRERROR(3) 						Programmers' Manual						   PAM_STRERROR(3)

NAME
pam_strerror - return a textual description of a Linux-PAM error SYNOPSIS
#include <security/pam_appl.h> or, #include <security/pam_modules.h> const char * pam_strerror( pam_handle_t *pamh, int pam_error); DESCRIPTION
pam_strerror This function returns some text describing the Linux-PAM error associated with the pam_error argument. RETURN VALUE
On success this function returns a description of the indicated error. Should the function not recognize the error, ``Unknown Linux-PAM error'' is returned. CONFORMING TO
DCE-RFC 86.0, October 1995. BUGS
This function should be internationalized. SEE ALSO
pam(8). Also, see the three Linux-PAM Guides, for System administrators, module developers, and application developers. Linux-PAM 0.70 1999 Oct 4 PAM_STRERROR(3)

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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 implementa- tions, 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
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