[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#600755: Bug#600755: Autologin fails with login from shadow >

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Fri Nov 19 21:46:39 UTC 2010


On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 11:52:25AM -0500, frank.peters at comcast.net wrote:
> The problem has been solved on the Gentoo bug tracker:
> http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=324419
> It was a configuration issue.  Including the console device
> for the CONSOLE option in login.defs causes the login program
> to fail:
> CONSOLE console:tty1:tty2:tty3:tty4

Thanks for the additional information.

A bug was introduced in 4.1.4 in the CONSOLE parser, when CONSOLE does not
point to a file with a list of ttys.
The bug is in libmisc/console.c and will be fixed soon.


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