utmp update for bsd systems (try 2)

Landon Fuller landonf at opendarwin.org
Sat Apr 16 02:15:12 GMT 2005

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On Apr 15, 2005, at 2:52 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 10:10 -0400, Michael Shalayeff wrote:
>> this function is still empty in 3.0.* and api seems to be the same.
>> since actual code does not use any samba's own functions i do not see
>> any reasons it will not work. unfortunately i run samba in production
>> and cannot just replace it w/ other versions that are not too stable
>> at the moment.
> I'm sorry, but I would be very hesitant to apply a patch that 'should
> work' on the current code, without actual validation.
> I would also like the view of a FreeBSD hacker on the subject, as it
> just seems like the wrong way to build the utmp file - but this is the
> most system-dependent area of Samba, and there are some pretty strange
> things in there...

The use of login(3) and logout(3) from libutil would be more correct.

- -landonf
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