Subject: Re: misc/2668: login-names >8 chars make no fun
To: Michael L. VanLoon <>
From: Tom I Helbekkmo <tih@Hamartun.Priv.NO>
List: current-users
Date: 08/23/1996 15:10:43
On Thu, 22 Aug 1996, Michael L. VanLoon wrote:

> No, they were all DECstations.  It was on the text console, though --
> no graphics.

That would explain it.  The bug that prevented users with 8 character
login names from logging in was in the DECwindows login dialog code.

Tom Ivar Helbekkmo