HEADS UP: <utmp.h> gone. All welcome <utmpx.h>. - ports/sysutils/screen and ports/sysutils/tmux not showing sessions

Vincent Poy vincepoy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 02:05:07 UTC 2010


Hi Ed:

On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 12:03 AM, Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl> wrote:

>
> * Vincent Poy <vincepoy at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It appears that after utmpx.h gone into effect, ports/sysutils/screen and
> > ports/sysutils/tmux are not working correctly after a updated ports tree
> and
> > building/installing the ports.  What basically happens is the screen/tmux
> > sessions which basically use tty's don't show up on the system in w, who,
> > finger.
>
> I just rebuilt screen and doesn't seem to work indeed. The point is that
> I wrote a perfectly fine patch for it and sent it to cy@, but he
> committed a completely different version to the ports tree. You'd better
> discuss this regression with him.
>
> My version did work:
>
> | (ed at dull) ~ $ tty
> | /dev/pts/0
> | (ed at dull) ~ $ w
> |  9:02AM  up 5 days, 11:02, 1 user, load averages: 0.08, 0.08, 0.03
> | USER       TTY      FROM                      LOGIN@  IDLE WHAT
> | ed         pts/0    mekker.80386.nl           9:02AM     - w
> | (ed at dull) ~ $ screen
> | (ed at dull) ~ $ tty
> | /dev/pts/2
> | (ed at dull) ~ $ w
> |  9:03AM  up 5 days, 11:02, 1 user, load averages: 0.05, 0.08, 0.03
> | USER       TTY      FROM                      LOGIN@  IDLE WHAT
> | ed         pts/2    mekker:S.0                9:03AM     - w


Interesting, what's different between the patch you wrote vs the one
cy at committed that's currently in the tree?  Sorry about the false tmux
alarm, I
thought tmux would still show logins on the pty's for the sessions as it's
supposed to be similar to screen.

Cheers,
Vince
Vincent Poy, Ph.D. - Astrophysics


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