bin/190133: [patch] last(1) still mentiones non-existing wtmp

Eugene Grosbein eugen at
Fri May 23 06:40:01 UTC 2014

>Number:         190133
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       [patch] last(1) still mentiones non-existing wtmp
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri May 23 06:40:00 UTC 2014
>Originator:     Eugene Grosbein
>Release:        FreeBSD 9.2-STABLE amd64
System: FreeBSD k-45-monitor 9.2-STABLE FreeBSD 9.2-STABLE #24 r265054M: Mon May 5 20:04:48 NOVT 2014 root at k-45-monitor:/usr/obj/usr/local/src/sys/K-45-MONITOR amd64

	Modern versions of FreeBSD moved from wtmp to utx.log
	and last(1) deals with utx.log but still prints "wtmp begins ..."
	at the end of output.

	Also, "last -f filename" does not affect this output but it should.

	Run "last".


--- usr.bin/last/last.c.orig	2013-06-18 14:52:57.000000000 +0700
+++ usr.bin/last/last.c	2014-05-23 13:29:24.000000000 +0700
@@ -229,8 +229,8 @@ wtmp(void)
 	tm = localtime(&t);
-	(void) strftime(ct, sizeof(ct), "\nwtmp begins %+\n", tm);
-	printf("%s", ct);
+	(void) strftime(ct, sizeof(ct), "\n%%s begins %+\n", tm);
+	printf(ct, file);


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