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OPENPAM_TTYCONV(3)     FreeBSD Library Functions Manual	    OPENPAM_TTYCONV(3)

NAME
     openpam_ttyconv --	simple tty-based conversation function

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>
     #include <security/openpam.h>

     int
     openpam_ttyconv(int n, const struct pam_message **msg,
	 struct	pam_response **resp, void *data);

DESCRIPTION
     The openpam_ttyconv() function is a standard conversation function	suit-
     able for use on TTY devices.  It should be	adequate for the needs of most
     text-based	interactive programs.

     The openpam_ttyconv() function allows the application to specify a	time-
     out for user input	by setting the global integer variable
     openpam_ttyconv_timeout to	the length of the timeout in seconds.

RETURN VALUES
     The openpam_ttyconv() function returns one	of the following values:

     [PAM_BUF_ERR]	 Memory	buffer error.

     [PAM_CONV_ERR]	 Conversation failure.

     [PAM_SYSTEM_ERR]	 System	error.

SEE ALSO
     openpam_nullconv(3), pam(3), pam_prompt(3), pam_strerror(3),
     pam_vprompt(3)

STANDARDS
     The openpam_ttyconv() function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The openpam_ttyconv() function and	this manual page were developed	for
     the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS	and Network Associates Laboratories,
     the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc.	under
     DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the	DARPA
     CHATS research program.

     The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des@des.no>.

FreeBSD	9.3		       September 7, 2013		   FreeBSD 9.3

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