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Re: Long usernames



* charlesiii@theverge.com said:
> > > Hmm.  My box took long usernames from the get-go.  Have you tried to create
> > > a long name and had it fail?  This install of mine is over a year old.
> > Nobody  forbids you to use long user names on a GNU system. It's just
> > probable that some software on other systems will fail when handed a >8
> > username.
> Have you found any such software ? And it should just require a
> recompile if the defines where used right.
No I havent, but I don't use for example Ultrix, HP-UX and so on. You
wouldn't be able to recompile anything on many of commercial Unices out
there - they don't come with sources and compilin GNU software on them is
next to miracle. I've been told that RADIUS may have problems.

marek 

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