Bug 2299 - login remains running after execing shell
Summary: login remains running after execing shell
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-04-21 05:28 UTC by know
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-04-21 15:35:37 UTC

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Description know 1999-04-21 05:28:09 UTC
in redhat 5.1, login remains running after execing the shell.

in redhat 5.2 this was fixed, but after applying the
2.2 kernel updates, the problem is back. thought you might
be interested before you go releasing official 2.2 stuff...
on my system where i have 7-8 logins on VTs, this wastes
considerable memory. im not sure what causes this, but
hopefully you know how you fixed it from RH5.1-5.2

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-04-21 15:35:59 UTC
That's not a fix. The 5.2 behavior was *BROKEN*.

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