pam_info man page

pam_info, pam_vinfo — display messages to the user

Synopsis

#include <security/pam_ext.h>

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

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

Description

The pam_info function prints messages through the conversation function to the user.

The pam_vinfo function performs the same task as pam_info() 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

Transaction was successful created.

PAM_SYSTEM_ERR

System error.

See Also

pam(8)

Standards

The pam_info and pam_vinfo functions are Linux-PAM extensions.

Referenced By

pam_error(3).

pam_vinfo(3) is an alias of pam_info(3).

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