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LOGIN_FBTAB(3) Library Functions Manual LOGIN_FBTAB(3)

login_fbtabimplement device security based on /etc/fbtab

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <util.h>

login_fbtab(const char *tty, uid_t uid, gid_t gid);

The () function reads the /etc/fbtab file and implements device security as described in the fbtab(5) manual page.


Problems are reported via the syslogd(8) daemon with the severity of LOG_ERR.


Wietse Venema <>
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands

Previous versions of this routine used strtok(3), which can cause conflicts with other uses of that routine. This may be an issue when porting programs to OpenBSD 3.1 and below.

September 8, 2014 OpenBSD-5.8