Re: using /usr/bin/nologin instead of /bin/false in adduser?
* Marc Haber <firstname.lastname@example.org> [060513 16:34]:
> 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.
/bin/false and /bin/true have the advantage of relatively well-defined
meanings (no login vs. no shell login).
So some absurd ftp server or something might compare it with /bin/false,
but then of course the second defense line of an disabled password hash
is still there.
Bernhard R. Link