utmp update for bsd systems (try 2)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Apr 16 12:10:25 GMT 2005

On Sat, 2005-04-16 at 07:18 -0400, Michael Shalayeff wrote:

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

I don't like such low-level messing with the utmp file.  How does ftpd
on the BSDs handle utmp?  This is the modal David Lee used originally, I

If the login() and logout() apis are not useful (has this been tested?),
can they be improved by the BSD crew to honour the contents of the
struct utmp?

Basically, I want anything that avoids doing a write() to those files

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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