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PAM_STRERROR(3) 						 Linux-PAM Manual						   PAM_STRERROR(3)

NAME
pam_strerror - return string describing PAM error code SYNOPSIS
#include <security/pam_appl.h> const char *pam_strerror(pam_handle_t *pamh, int errnum); DESCRIPTION
The pam_strerror function returns a pointer to a string describing the error code passed in the argument errnum, possibly using the LC_MESSAGES part of the current locale to select the appropriate language. This string must not be modified by the application. No library function will modify this string. RETURN VALUES
This function returns always a pointer to a string. SEE ALSO
pam(7) Linux-PAM Manual 06/04/2011 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 argu- ment. The pamh argument is ignored. For compatibility with other implementations, it should be either a valid PAM handle returned by a pre- vious 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. The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des@des.no>. BSD
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