openssl and coreutils and more

Bennett Todd bet at
Tue Dec 5 13:21:50 PST 2006

2006-12-05T16:43:58 Osor Hirutonis:
> 4.) The real nologin (from shadow) will write to syslog.

That would _almost_ be easy to add --- all except for generating the
timestamp. Other than that you just need to connect a unix/dgram
socket to /dev/log and send something at it that looks like

	<NN>Timestamp tag: message

(strace logger shows it clearly). But open-coding the timestamp
generation in hand-written assembler wouldn't really be fun,
especially since it wants to be in the system's idea of localtime.

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