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PAM_ERROR(3)               Library Functions Manual               PAM_ERROR(3)

NAME
     pam_error -- display an error message

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;sys/types.h>&gt;
     #include <&lt;security/pam_appl.h>&gt;

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

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_error function displays an error message through the intermediary
     of the given PAM context's conversation function.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_error 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
     pam(3), pam_info(3), pam_prompt(3), pam_strerror(3), pam_verror(3)

STANDARDS
     The pam_error function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The pam_error 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.

NetBSD 6.1.5                   December 18, 2011                  NetBSD 6.1.5