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Re: motd handling in jessie & beyond


Michael Biebl:
> I'm also no longer convinced, that running a huge shell machinery (as
> root) during login via PAM is a good idea.
In fact, I'm convinced that it is _not_ a good idea.

You want to be able to log in as root when the system has problems.
Like, being slow as molasses or almost-out-of-memory.

The fewer code (esp. code which are not in memory anyway)
you run at that time, the better.

-- Matthias Urlichs

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