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Re: who(1) exit status

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: who(1) exit status
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 15:10:11 +0200
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Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

> POSIX requires an error message to stderr explaining the non-zero status.
> ~ What would we report?  On the other hand, it seems like we should always
> expect at least the current user to be logged in (otherwise, how is who
> being invoked?), so the idea of an error on no output seems reasonable to me.

You don't have to be logged in to be able to (remotely) execute


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