pam_misc_setenv — BSD like PAM environment variable setting


#include <security/pam_misc.h>

int pam_misc_setenv(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *name, const char *value, int readonly);


This function performs a task equivalent to pam_putenv(3), its syntax is, however, more like the BSD style function; setenv(). The name and value are concatenated with an '=' to form a name=value and passed to pam_putenv(). If, however, the PAM variable is already set, the replacement will only be applied if the last argument, readonly, is zero.

See Also

pam_putenv(3), pam(8)


The pam_misc_setenv function is part of the libpam_misc Library and not defined in any standard.


05/18/2017 Linux-PAM Manual