Subject: Re: bin/36294: login(1) -- inconsistent exit behavior on EOF
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 05/08/2007 14:19:54
On Tue, 08 May 2007, wrote:
> Since changing the exit code will probably break compatibility, I
> suggest a new '-e' option for login(1) that makes it return non-zero
> under these circumstances (and possibly similar ones in the future):

I don't see the need for a new "-e" flag here.  What's wrong with just
fixing the exit status, and documenting it?

--apb (Alan Barrett)