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

NAME         top

       pam_strerror - return string describing PAM error code

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <security/pam_appl.h>

       const char *pam_strerror(pam_handle_t *pamh, int errnum);

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       This function returns always a pointer to a string.

SEE ALSO         top


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Linux-PAM Manual                 04/01/2016                  PAM_STRERROR(3)