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Re: login bug ?



Elliot Lee writes:
>The only problem with this is that it will fail for root as well, which is
>obviously not what is wanted.

Correct.

>Perhaps rootok would be the better place,

I don't think so.  The default failure mode is different.

>or perhaps integrating the securetty, rootok, and /etc/nologin modules into
>one would be best - they all perform the same basic purpose.

One more issue: if the file exists, its contents should be sent to
the user, whether or not the user is root.

I'm writing pam_nologin right now.

michaelkjohnson

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