[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#507094: Bug#507094: Bug#507094: Bug#507094: Login, and the shell presented after login, are in all caps when an arrow key ([A, [D, [B, [C) is typed as a login name

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Fri Nov 28 20:37:41 UTC 2008

On Friday 28 November 2008 15:14:26 Alexander Gattin wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 12:13:19PM +0100, Nicolas François wrote:
> > There is one feature in login, to change the terminal in all-caps mode
> > when you enter your login in capital letters only.
> IIRS there's also a feature in getty to switch
> terminal to all-caps mode when user enters
> non-ascii characters...

this behavior is certainly not a bug, nor is it part of shadow.  agetty is 
what handles the backwards caps compat and that is part of util-linux.  it is 
what prompts for the login name, not the login binary.
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