Re: [OFF-TOPIC] OLC and Restricted shell

From: George (greerga@DRAGON.HAM.MUOHIO.EDU)
Date: 11/18/97

On Tue, 18 Nov 1997, Mark Dickey wrote:

>First question is with an On-line editor.  Right now when you edit a room
>etc it is pretty annoying.  What is the possibility of somehow calling vi
>and then when you can vi, it knows you are done with the editing?
>Has anyone done anything like this and would it even be possible?
>I want to let one or two people, besides myself, edit the code, but to do
>this they need the telnet access.
>I don't want them to have a full account on there, but a restricted shell
>that allows very few commands and restricts them to the /usr/local/mud

MUD++ implemented a mini telnet daemon which would spawn a secure pico
shell where the person could edit things.

George Greer  -   | Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity | is not thus handicapped. -- Elbert Hubbard

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