Subject: Re: "BSD Authentication"
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael C. Richardson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/22/1998 13:33:01
>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Seebach <email@example.com> writes:
Peter> I was thinking about how cool it would be if NetBSD could have a
Peter> feature like this. I wrote the author, because I vaguely
Peter> remembered hearing that some day this would be distributed code.
Peter> Well, it's under a BSD license. It could be put in NetBSD as long
Peter> as credit is given.
I think that this is a very useful thing to have. A problem with the use
of login_foo is that ftpd, sshd, etc.. can't easily use it. Or is the
interface more complicated than deal with stdin/stdout, and do the right
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