How to mail the name of the user that logged off?

Robert Nichols rnicholsNOSPAM at
Wed Sep 26 17:41:09 UTC 2007

Frank Cox wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 23:11:40 -0500
> Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:
>> It won't work against hostile users unless you also change ownership of
>> their home directory. Otherwise they will be able to delete the file.
> A little further down in the thread, I think we got 'er beat with chattr.
> At least, I haven't seen anyone come up with a good counter for that one so
> far....

I've been known to log off by typing:

    exec /bin/true

when I wanted to avoid a shell's normal exit processing for some

Bob Nichols     "NOSPAM" is really part of my email address.
                 Do NOT delete it.

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