strange ftp bug in csh ?

Sheldon E. Newhouse (
Thu, 9 May 1996 13:06:45 -0400

I have noticed some strange behavior in ftp.

I am running kernel 1.3.94 with Redhat 3.0.3 on a host named pokie.

I have a user, say called user1, who had the csh as default shell.

She was unable to ftp into host1, from anywhere, always getting 'user
access denied'

I changed her shell on pokie to tcsh and the problem disappeared. The problem
did not appear with users having bash as default shell.

Any ideas?


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