Subject: Re: pcvt and TIOCCONS
To: Olaf Seibert <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@UX2.SP.CS.CMU.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 04/19/1996 12:40:33
> And of course, it should be possible to reject a login altogether,
> say if you don't want somebody logging in on a certain port, from
> a certain host, at a certain time, whatever (all at the discretion
> of the called external command of course). Perhaps the program should
> get fds for the terminal (and the network connection, if any) so
> that it could test or manipulate them.

This is an orthogonal problem, and, in my opinion, one that should be
solved using login classes, not this mechanism.