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/bin/login source code

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What linux package contains the login linux program?  I have been looking and can't find it.  I would like to read the source code of /bin/login.
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dpkg --status login

It should list where you can find the source.
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That was assuming you're using Debian :)

I think for RedHat and the like it's something like :

rpm -qf /bin/login
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What about slackware?  (Although I can find a debian or redhat computer and run those I guess.
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Yay.
util-linux-2.12a-16.EL4.20
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Why am I not surprised that it's util-linux heh :)
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