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authorThorsten Kukuk <>2006-06-02 15:37:38 +0000
committerThorsten Kukuk <>2006-06-02 15:37:38 +0000
commitbad0ed8d159cb77466ed81a624355b1e80ead0dc (patch)
treec1115143eded6faa7e8fe0abc42fc50d4e28fe17 /doc/man/pam_chauthtok.3
parent29a98911d9cb5e9187c1afe4e161c6861fac4f2b (diff)
Relevant BUGIDs: 1427738
Purpose of commit: new feature/bugfix Commit summary: --------------- 2006-06-02 Thorsten Kukuk <> * doc/man/PAM.8: Regenerate with DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.70.1. * doc/man/pam.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam.conf.5: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_acct_mgmt.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_authenticate.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_chauthtok.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_close_session.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_conv.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_end.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_error.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_fail_delay.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_get_data.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_get_item.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_get_user.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_getenv.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_getenvlist.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_info.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_open_session.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_prompt.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_putenv.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_set_data.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_set_item.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_setcred.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_sm_acct_mgmt.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_start.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_strerror.3: Likewise. * doc/man/pam_syslog.3: Likewise. * modules/pam_access/access.conf.5: Likewise. * modules/pam_access/pam_access.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_cracklib/pam_cracklib.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_deny/pam_deny.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_echo/pam_echo.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_env/pam_env.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_env/pam_env.conf.5: Likewise. * modules/pam_exec/pam_exec.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_filter/pam_filter.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_ftp/pam_ftp.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_group/group.conf.5: Likewise. * modules/pam_group/pam_group.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_issue/pam_issue.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_lastlog/pam_lastlog.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_mkhomedir/pam_mkhomedir.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_succeed_if/pam_succeed_if.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_umask/pam_umask.8: Likewise. * modules/pam_unix/pam_unix_acct.c (pam_sm_acct_mgmt): Use dngettext if available [#1427738]. * Check for dngettext [#1427738]. * po/*.po: Update to dngettext usage. * modules/pam_listfile/ Include Make.xml.rules. * modules/pam_listfile/pam_listfile.8.xml: New. * modules/pam_listfile/pam_listfile.8: New, generated from xml file. * modules/pam_listfile/README.xml: New. * modules/pam_listfile/README: Regenerated from xml file.
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diff --git a/doc/man/pam_chauthtok.3 b/doc/man/pam_chauthtok.3
index cd97368f..2fbd4510 100644
--- a/doc/man/pam_chauthtok.3
+++ b/doc/man/pam_chauthtok.3
@@ -1,8 +1,11 @@
-.\" ** You probably do not want to edit this file directly **
-.\" It was generated using the DocBook XSL Stylesheets (version 1.69.1).
-.\" Instead of manually editing it, you probably should edit the DocBook XML
-.\" source for it and then use the DocBook XSL Stylesheets to regenerate it.
-.TH "PAM_CHAUTHTOK" "3" "05/04/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
+.\" Title: pam_chauthtok
+.\" Author:
+.\" Generator: DocBook XSL Stylesheets v1.70.1 <>
+.\" Date: 06/02/2006
+.\" Manual: Linux\-PAM Manual
+.\" Source: Linux\-PAM Manual
+.TH "PAM_CHAUTHTOK" "3" "06/02/2006" "Linux\-PAM Manual" "Linux\-PAM Manual"
.\" disable hyphenation
.\" disable justification (adjust text to left margin only)
@@ -10,10 +13,14 @@
pam_chauthtok \- updating authentication tokens
-\fB#include <security/pam_appl.h>\fR
+.ft B
+#include <security/pam_appl.h>
.HP 18
-\fBint\ \fBpam_chauthtok\fR\fR\fB(\fR\fBpam_handle_t\ *\fR\fB\fIpamh\fR\fR\fB, \fR\fBint\ \fR\fB\fIflags\fR\fR\fB);\fR
+.BI "int pam_chauthtok(pam_handle_t\ *" "pamh" ", int\ " "flags" ");"
@@ -24,39 +31,40 @@ function is used to change the authentication token for a given user (as indicat
argument is an authentication handle obtained by a prior call to pam_start(). The flags argument is the binary or of zero or more of the following values:
+.TP 3n
Do not emit any messages.
+.TP 3n
This argument indicates to the modules that the users authentication token (password) should only be changed if it has expired. If this argument is not passed, the application requires that all authentication tokens are to be changed.
+.TP 3n
A module was unable to obtain the new authentication token.
+.TP 3n
A module was unable to obtain the old authentication token.
+.TP 3n
One or more of the modules was unable to change the authentication token since it is currently locked.
+.TP 3n
Authentication token aging has been disabled for at least one of the modules.
+.TP 3n
Permission denied.
+.TP 3n
The authentication token was successfully updated.
+.TP 3n
Not all of the modules were in a position to update the authentication token(s). In such a case none of the user's authentication tokens are updated.
+.TP 3n
User unknown to password service.