conf/96589: Periodic monthly invalid times with 32 character
jilles at stack.nl
Fri Jun 5 14:10:03 UTC 2009
The following reply was made to PR conf/96589; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jilles Tjoelker <jilles at stack.nl>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, dave at canadian.net
Subject: Re: conf/96589: Periodic monthly invalid times with 32 character
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 16:08:31 +0200
> [Changing MAXLOGNAME and UT_NAMESIZE to 32]
My guess is: after installing the new programs, you need to truncate
utmp, wtmp and lastlog. All these files consist of fixed-length records
defined by utmp.h, so changing that will break them. wtmp is most
If/when utmp is replaced by utmpx, this should be fixed too.
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