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NAME

openpam_ttyconv - simple tty-based conversation function

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Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Standards
Authors

LIBRARY


.Lb libpam

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In security/pam_appl.h
.In 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 suitable 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 timeout 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

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