PAM_ERROR

Section: Linux\-PAM Manual (3)
Updated: 06/27/2006
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NAME

pam_error, pam_verror - display error messages to the user  

SYNOPSIS

#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

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

PAM_BUF_ERR
Memory buffer error.
PAM_CONV_ERR
Conversation failure.
PAM_SUCCESS
Error message was displayed.
PAM_SYSTEM_ERR
System error.
 

SEE ALSO

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

STANDARDS

The pam_error and pam_verror functions are Linux-PAM extensions.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
SEE ALSO
STANDARDS

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