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36.Dd May 2, 2002
37.Dt PAM_VINFO 3
38.Os
39.Sh NAME
40.Nm pam_vinfo
41.Nd display an information message
42.Sh LIBRARY
43.Lb libpam
44.Sh SYNOPSIS
45.In security/pam_appl.h
46.Ft int
47.Fn pam_vinfo "pam_handle_t *pamh" "const char *fmt" "va_list ap"
48.Sh DESCRIPTION
49The
50.Nm
51function passes its arguments to
52.Xr pam_vprompt 3
53with a
54style argument of
55.Dv PAM_TEXT_INFO ,
56and discards the response.
57.Pp
58.Sh RETURN VALUES
59The
60.Nm
61function returns one of the following values:
62.Bl -tag -width 18n
63.It Bq Er PAM_BUF_ERR
64Memory buffer error.
65.It Bq Er PAM_CONV_ERR
66Conversation failure.
67.It Bq Er PAM_SYSTEM_ERR
68System error.
69.El
70.Sh SEE ALSO
71.Xr pam 3 ,
72.Xr pam_info 3 ,
73.Xr pam_strerror 3 ,
74.Xr pam_verror 3 ,
75.Xr pam_vprompt 3
76.Sh STANDARDS
77The
78.Nm
79function is an OpenPAM extension.
80.Sh AUTHORS
81The
82.Nm
83function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project
84by ThinkSec AS and NAI Labs, the Security Research Division of Network
85Associates, Inc.  under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035
86.Pq Dq CBOSS ,
87as part of the DARPA CHATS research program.
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