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Re: max lenght of login name
Quoting Todd T. Fries (email@example.com):
> On Sat, Sep 05, 1998 at 06:41:46PM +0200, Karol Makowski wrote:
> > Hi
> > i have a serious problem. I have to add some users, and login names of
> > this users are 9 or more letters. How to change the max login name in
> > OpenBSD? Limit is 8
> If you need email addresses of > 8 uses /etc/aliases. If they insist
> on logging in with > 8 char logins inform them you will be gone for a year
> doing development to make it happen.
And use userdb to change the outgoing mail..
Though this WOULD be a good direction to head in, the 8 letter min
is somewhat arbitrary and could just as easily be 32 letters, except
for all the dependancies on 8 letters. Ick.