Subject: Re: Auto-login
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 09/23/1998 16:51:07
>This is because the stdin of an init-spawned getty is null; login will exit,
>and init will subsequently restart it. The tty is given as a command line
>This sounds like a job for "extra options to login" - say, let it pop up a
>login on a given tty if argv[optind + 2] exists.
Or just use a script to set up the file descriptors, exec login, and
return an error if that fails.