pam_strerror(3) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

pam_strerror - return a textual description of a Linux-PAM error

 

SYNOPSIS

#include <security/pam_appl.h>
or,
#include <security/pam_modules.h>

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

 

DESCRIPTION

pam_strerror

This function returns some text describing the Linux-PAM error associated with the pam_error argument.

 

RETURN VALUE

On success this function returns a description of the indicated error. Should the function not recognize the error, ``Unknown Linux-PAM error'' is returned.

 

CONFORMING TO

DCE-RFC 86.0, October 1995.

 

BUGS

This function should be internationalized.

 

SEE ALSO

pam(8).

Also, see the three Linux-PAM Guides, for System administrators, module developers, and application developers.