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Re: Sun CDE 1.0.1: login bug
From: casper () HOLLAND SUN COM (Casper Dik)
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 1997 21:28:27 +0200


It's a bug in NIS+, it strips spaces of the beginning when doing name
lookups.  It's fixed in the latest libc patches.

Anyway, what happens is that the prepended spaces make their way into
$USER/$LOGNAME and $MAIL and that's where it's quite a nuisance.
You coudl work around this in teh Xsession scripts.

Newer versions of CDE also have a workaround (simply use pw->pw_name as
username)

Casper



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