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OPENPAM_TTYCONV(3)         Library Functions Manual         OPENPAM_TTYCONV(3)

NAME
     openpam_ttyconv -- simple tty-based conversation function

LIBRARY
     Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/types.h>
     #include <security/pam_appl.h>
     #include <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
     getpass(3), openpam_nullconv(3), pam(3), pam_prompt(3), pam_strerror(3),
     pam_vprompt(3)

STANDARDS
     The openpam_ttyconv() function is an OpenPAM extension.

AUTHORS
     The openpam_ttyconv() 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.

     The OpenPAM library is maintained by Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des@des.no>.

NetBSD 7.1.2                  September 12, 2014                  NetBSD 7.1.2