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using /usr/bin/nologin instead of /bin/false in adduser?


in login 4.0.13, /usr/bin/nologin has appeared which seems to be a
good default choice for accounts that do not allow shell login.

I am now wondering whether (and when) I should change adduser to use
/usr/bin/nologin instead of /bin/false in the default case of disabled

Are we sufficiently secure if an account with that login shell is
being logged in while /usr is not yet mounted? Is it desireable to
have adduser depend on login >= 4.0.13?

Any comments will be appreciated.


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