Re: mortals forcing logoffs

From: Jeremy Elson (
Date: 08/01/95

> Well, I know this subject has been talked about earlier, but I can't seem 
> to find any info on it in the list_old stuff.
> Anyways, some of our mortals have found out about a bug that is really 
> annoying to others. When one person logs in and starts playing, someone 
> else uses their name at the login prompt and then types in three bogus 
> passwords.  At theis time Circle 3.0 dumps both chars, the one loggin in, 
> and the one playing the game.
> Any suggestions?  I'm out of ideas.

This is a known bug introduced in pl8 and fixed in pl9.

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