Subject: Re: bin/7713: you can wall while mesg n
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: David Holland <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 06/05/1999 20:11:40
 > > 	Add check for your own tty being group writable, unless you're
 > > 	root (in which case issuing a warning might be useful.) Using
 > > 	stderr to get the tty is probably advisable, and if there
 > > 	doesn't seem to be a tty it's probably better to let the wall
 > > 	go through...
 > What do other sytems do in this case?

Solaris and Linux are the same; then again, it's all the same code
base, so that's hardly surprising.

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