Subject: Re: wall and no tty
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/27/2004 12:45:53
On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 07:20:03PM -0400, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> On Oct 26, 10:09pm, firstname.lastname@example.org (Manuel Bouyer) wrote:
> -- Subject: Re: wall and no tty
> | Ha, yes.
> | But your fix isn't correct either; wall may be called from a script which
> | isn't run as root. I can't see why we should refuse to run wall for non-root
> | users which don't have a tty.
> Well, we could just skip the check for root then...
and never call check_sender() ?
But then this would revert wall.c 1.23, which was the fix for PR/7713.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference