On 03/12/2012 03:23 PM, Polytropon wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Mar 2012 15:19:51 -0700, Edward M. wrote:
>> On 03/12/2012 03:10 PM, Polytropon wrote:
>>> /etc/shells to work, but a passwd entry like
>> I think this would not let the user to login,etc
> I'm not sure... I assume logging in is handled by /usr/bin/login,
> and control is then (i. e. after successful login) transferred
> to the login shell, which is the program specified in the
> "shell" field (see "man 5 passwd") of /etc/passwd. How is
> login supposed to know if the program specified in this
> field is actually a dialog shell?
> From "man 1 login" I read that many shells have a built-in
> login command, but /usr/bin/login is the system's default
> binary for this purpose if the "shell" (quotes deserved if
> it is an editor as shown in my assumption) has no capability
> of performing a login.
Now i gotta try this out. Off to
hosed my system.