Onward branch

Jan Dvorak jan.dvorak at sitronicsts.com
Mon Oct 20 06:37:24 PDT 2008

On Monday 20 October 2008 15:07:36 Kevin Day wrote:
> if thats true, then that might make the shadow group pointless.
> I am under the pretense that the agetty provides the login prompt to
> the user and checks the given password against the shadow.

Login? Yes. Password? No.

    /* Let the login program take care of password validation. */
    (void) execl(options.login, options.login, "--", logname, NULL);
    error(_("%s: can't exec %s: %m"), options.tty, options.login);

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