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Bug 2884

Summary: gdm user in /etc/passwd should have password field of "*"
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Chris Evans <chris>
Component: gdmAssignee: Elliot Lee <sopwith>
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Version: 6.0CC: mkp
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Description Chris Evans 1999-05-17 19:08:08 UTC
... otherwise the pseudo-user gdm shows up in the gdm face
browser list.

"gdm" should be considered a "null" user like "ftp", "news",

I only log this because gdm is probably in line for an
update anyway because of another serious bug in it

Comment 1 Derek Tattersall 1999-05-18 20:32:59 UTC
Ican't duplicate this problem.  Please reply with a complete scenario.

Comment 2 Elliot Lee 1999-08-31 23:09:59 UTC
gdm needs to ignore users with password fields of "!!" as well as "*".

Comment 3 Elliot Lee 1999-09-13 20:23:59 UTC
Patch has been sent to mkp to ignore the users with !! in passwd