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Re: pam_limits broken in CVS...



On Fri, 15 Mar 2002, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:

> 
> > I want to congratulate the person who b0rken maxlogins
> > limit in pam_limits (Nalin?).
> > Try this:
> > 
> > *               hard    maxlogins       2
> 
> Let me explain some basic rules on how to report things what YOU consider 
> a bug :
> 
> Basic data :
> 
> 1) Version of the software
> 2) Distribution
> 3) Patches that might be applied by the people who actually build the 
> distro

Read the subject. Did you?

> Then you explain the expected behaviour and the behaviour you get.

That's simple, '*' meant 'every user', I got 'all users'.
 
> > and see how many users will be able to login. This is _not_ desired
> > behaviour.
> 
> Since you didn't describe 'desired' (which is a bad term, desired is what 
> the user wants, which can be a diffent that what the design specs say).

Yeah, 'desired' here is 'it works like it always did'.

> > I know how to fix it, but I want to leave for the person who broke it.
> 
> Well, stop being a total jackass, and start explaining things.

Let me explain:
http://sourceforge.net/project/memberlist.php?group_id=6663

Jan
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