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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for pam_strerror (redhat section 3)

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)