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Re: Does anyone have an idea why the news user would not have a shell assigned?



On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Ben Kevan<ben kevan gmail com> wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 15:30:59 -0700, inode0 <inode0 gmail com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 5:12 PM, Ben Kevan<ben kevan gmail com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hey All,
>>>
>>> Was wondering if any of you knew why the news user doesn't have a
>>> /sbin/nologin assigned where as all the other pre-built users do. Is
>>> there
>>> any reasoning behind this?
>>
>> I believe that breaks inn.
>>
>> John
>>
>
> Hi John,
>
> Would that be the only functionality lost? Thank you.

As far as I know it breaks inn. If you don't run inn you probably don't care.

John



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