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Bug#3008: Telnetd sets wrong USER (funny side effects)

>>>>> "M" == Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron.nl> writes:

    >> Programs using USER should instead use LOGNAME.

    M> Perhaps this bug should be redirected to TIN then ? ;). Anyway if you
    M> don't feel comfortable with USER, please explicitly unset it in "login".
    M> Anyone who needs it can do whatever they want in /etc/profile.

Including something like
	export USER=root; export LOGNAME=root
before posting to dubious newsgoups ;-) ?


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