utmp update for bsd systems (try 2)

Michael Shalayeff mickey at lucifier.net
Sat Apr 16 11:18:49 GMT 2005

Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from Andrew Bartlett:
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> 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.

well. validate it then.
i've done my part of 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...

what is so "wrong" in it for you?
maybe we can "fix" it...


    paranoic mickey       (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)

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