conf/103794: adding other login class to login.conf in case one is already there

Daniel Dvořák dandee at
Fri Sep 29 06:00:41 PDT 2006

The following reply was made to PR conf/103794; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: =?iso-8859-2?Q?Daniel_Dvo=F8=E1k?= <dandee at>
To: "'Matteo Riondato'" <matteo at>
Cc: <freebsd-gnats-submit at>
Subject: RE: conf/103794: adding other login class to login.conf in case one is already there
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 14:53:48 +0200

 ... since this would generate confusion ...
 What type of confusion is it ?
 What may happen if it is added, where is the problem ?
 If it is just a example, so Russian users are just lucky people. :)
 Predefinition user class does not mean that all will use it automaticly.
 User has to choose its user class manually, it is not automaticly =
 so nobody could be surprised.
 Am I wrong here?=20
 > -----Original Message-----
 > From: Matteo Riondato [mailto:matteo at]=20
 > Sent: Friday, September 29, 2006 9:09 AM
 > To: Daniel Dvo=F8=E1k
 > Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at
 > Subject: Re: conf/103794: adding other login class to=20
 > login.conf in case one is already there
 > On Fri, Sep 29, 2006 at 01:41:37AM +0000, Daniel Dvo&#345;=E1k wrote:
 > > I often use login class with localization, and I found out that the=20
 > > best and clean way is through login.conf and definition new class.=20
 > > Sometime I install many boxes and it is annoying to edit=20
 > login.conf to=20
 > > add language user class again and again. A man is lazy. :)
 > > =20
 > > I see Russian user class and definition of lang and mm_char.
 > > =20
 > > Why is there only that one class ?
 > Because it's just an example. We could not add a login class=20
 > for every supported language to login.conf, since this would=20
 > generate confusion.
 > If you think my answer is enough, I would close this PR.
 > Thanks
 > Best regards
 > --
 > Matteo Riondato
 > FreeBSD Committer ( G.U.F.I. Staff=20
 > Member ( FreeSBIE Developer=20
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