Subject: Re: long hostnames in utmp
To: Charles M. Hannum <mycroft@MIT.EDU>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1996 01:29:47
On 7 Apr 1996, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> The current algorithm used by telnetd is:
> * If the host name is more than 16 characters, store the IP address.
> * Otherwise, store the host name.

I think it'd be cool if rlogind did the same thing, btw. See PR #1946 :)
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