pam_info (3) - Linux Man Pages

pam_info: display messages to the user

NAME

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.

STANDARDS

The pam_info and pam_vinfo functions are Linux-PAM extensions.

SEE ALSO

pam(8)