utmp and finger (WAS: Re: some fixes.... Re: connections.tdb &messages.tdb getting full of junk)

Toomas Soome tsoome at ut.ee
Tue Jan 9 00:05:46 GMT 2001

On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> > 
> > So why make them symlinks, why not just touch the file, that way the
> > idle time is the time since the file was created (it works!).  
> Except that it breaks devfs (on linux) - it might be worth moving the
> whole thing out of /dev and putting it in /var/ and using a symlink to
> get to it back in /dev.

or let preprocessor handle this. I personally do not like /var idea under
solaris, an as I do not use any linux, cpp + os specifix workaround should
do the trick:)

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