Bug 10296 - getty @D not Y2K safe
getty @D not Y2K safe
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: getty_ps (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Reported: 2000-03-21 22:53 EST by Kees Cook
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-22 09:40:41 EST
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Description Kees Cook 2000-03-21 22:53:15 EST
Using getty I just noticed that the @S string does not
resolve to "2000", but "100" instead.

Oops!

My /etc/issue contains:

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@T @S
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which just now produced:

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21:56:41 21 March 100
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Comment 1 Kees Cook 2000-03-22 09:40:59 EST
Uh, duh.  "@D" not "@S".  I typo'd that one.  The y2k-broken part
is @D.  @S is, of course, just fine.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-06-10 13:26:58 EDT
Fixed in getty_ps-2.0.7j-11.

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