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Re: Why do we need lshell?

On Mon, Sep 21, 1998 at 07:15:30AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> Ahh, you're right.  This is bad, because limits(5) gives no indication 
> that the limits are only imposed on logins that actually call
> /bin/login.  I would assume that ssh, rsh, xdm, etc. should contain
> the same code or calls to process the /etc/limits file, right?  If
> they don't, we've got this problem.

They should use PAM, and PAM should be /etc/limits aware, yes.

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