Subject: Re: misc/2668: login-names >8 chars make no fun
To: Neil J. McRae <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/15/1996 11:04:14
I think that login name size should be set by a #define in something
in /usr/include, instead of being constantly redefined throughout code
all over the system. That way, we can change the length just by
changing the one #define and recompiling.

"Neil J. McRae" writes:
> On Thu, 1 Aug 1996 03:25:27 +0200 
>  Hubert Feyrer <> wrote:
> I've actually done all of this, is it something that should be in the tree?
> My code gives usernames up to 36 chars long.