Instead of checking the validity of a timestamp, remove it. This
is analogous to sudo's -k option.
Instead of returning validity using an exit status, loop
indefinitely, polling regularly and printing the status on
By default pam_timestamp_check checks or removes timestamps
generated by pam_timestamp when the user authenticates as
herself. When the user authenticates as a different user, the
name of the timestamp file changes to accommodate this.
target_user allows to specify this user name.
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