Subject: Re: /etc/login.conf required to exist after user(8) changes
To: David Laight <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/02/2005 00:50:27
On Dec 21,  2:35pm, David Laight wrote:
} On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 11:47:55AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
} > Out of curiosity, care to give any pointers/details/implementation details?
} Consider a system that uses the x86 segmented model and uses separate
} descriptors for each malloc'ed area. Loading a segment register with
} a stale pointer will cause a protection error.

     Of course, you could load the value into a data register for the
purpose of comparing it, instead of loading it into a segment

}-- End of excerpt from David Laight