pam_strerror(3) — Linux manual page


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               12/22/2023                PAM_STRERROR(3)

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