cvs commit: src/sbin/nologin Makefile nologin.c

Tim Kientzle tim at
Mon Feb 23 09:53:48 PST 2004

Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 10:06:16PM -0800 I heard the voice of
> Tim Kientzle, and lo! it spake thus:
>>Is there any reason why "login -p" should be permitted
>>if the user's shell is not listed in /etc/shells ?
> What about people who put nologin in shells so the users can FTP
> files, but not login to the system?

If users aren't logging into the system, they have
no need to use the "-p" option to the login program.

Or have I missed your point?


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