PAM_PROMPT(3)           NetBSD Library Functions Manual          PAM_PROMPT(3)

NAME
     pam_prompt -- call the conversation function

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

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

     int
     pam_prompt(const pam_handle_t *pamh, int style, char **resp,
         const char *fmt, ...);

DESCRIPTION
     The pam_prompt function constructs a message from the specified format
     string and arguments and passes it to the given PAM context's conversa-
     tion function.

     A pointer to the response, or NULL if the conversation function did not
     return one, is stored in the location pointed to by the resp argument.

     See pam_vprompt(3) for further details.

RETURN VALUES
     The pam_prompt 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_error(3), pam_info(3), pam_strerror(3), pam_vprompt(3)

STANDARDS
     The pam_prompt function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The pam_prompt 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 5.0.1                   December 21, 2007                  NetBSD 5.0.1

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