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Re: /etc/passwd : which software does support this ?

On Sat, 18 Apr 1998, David Frey wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 17, 1998 at 08:27:39PM +0200, Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:
> >The  comment  field  is  used by various system utilities,
> >such as finger(1).  Three additional values may be present
> >in the comment field.  They are
> > 
> >pri= - set initial value of nice
> >umask= - set initial value of umask
> >ulimit= - set initial value of ulimit
> > 
> >from passwd(5). what software does support this ?
> >login, xdm, ssh, cron, at ?
> shadow-login

If shadow-login is the only program that supports these fields, they are
useless. If a user had a value "pri=5", he would only have to do something

echo 'command' | at now

to get 'command' executed at normal priority.


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