Subject: Re: $HOSTALIASES thing.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/03/2000 14:29:08
On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 08:17:24PM +0100, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> When be talk about "xterm" and its capability to write utmp records:
> wouldn't the right solution be to have a special purpose daemon listening
> on some socket in /var/run, where interested programs can send their log info
> to, and have things like xterm always run completely unpriviledged?
That can't work. You can't run them "completely unprivileged" because you
can't let everyone write to utmp.
Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
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