pam_error(3) — Linux manual page

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUES | SEE ALSO | STANDARDS | COLOPHON

PAM_ERROR(3)                Linux-PAM Manual                PAM_ERROR(3)

NAME         top

       pam_error, pam_verror - display error messages to the user

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <security/pam_ext.h>

       int pam_error(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *fmt, ...);

       int pam_verror(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *fmt,
                      va_list args);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The pam_error function prints error messages through the
       conversation function to the user.

       The pam_verror function performs the same task as pam_error()
       with the difference that it takes a set of arguments which have
       been obtained using the stdarg(3) variable argument list macros.

RETURN VALUES         top

       PAM_BUF_ERR
           Memory buffer error.

       PAM_CONV_ERR
           Conversation failure.

       PAM_SUCCESS
           Error message was displayed.

       PAM_SYSTEM_ERR
           System error.

SEE ALSO         top

       pam_info(3), pam_vinfo(3), pam_prompt(3), pam_vprompt(3), pam(8)

STANDARDS         top

       The pam_error and pam_verror functions are Linux-PAM extensions.

COLOPHON         top

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