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PAM_STRERROR(3)        FreeBSD Library Functions Manual        PAM_STRERROR(3)

NAME
     pam_strerror - get PAM standard error message string

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

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

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

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_strerror() function returns a pointer to a string containing a
     textual description of the error indicated by the error_number argument.
     The pamh argument is ignored.  For compatibility with other
     implementations, it should be either a valid PAM handle returned by a
     previous call to pam_start(3), or NULL.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_strerror() function returns NULL on failure.

SEE ALSO
     pam(3), pam_start(3)

STANDARDS
     X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules,
     June 1997.

AUTHORS
     The pam_strerror() 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.

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE          May 26, 2012          FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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