HEADS UP: <utmp.h> gone. All welcome <utmpx.h>.

Martin Smith mjs at rakupottery.org.uk
Mon Jan 18 15:46:27 UTC 2010

Martin Smith wrote:
> Ed Schouten wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I just made various commits to FreeBSD HEAD to remove our old user
>> accounting database interface (see utmp(5)) and replace it by the POSIX
>> standardized utmpx interface (see getutxent(3)). This means we just got
>> rid of some annoyances that are as old as the FreeBSD project itself:
> snipped
>> Be sure to give it a try and report any issues. Thanks!
> building xorg on a current box of 2 days ago
> In file referenced from sessreg.h:60
>                    from sessreg.c:77
> /usr/include/utmp.h:2:2 error #error "<utmp.h> has been replaced by 
> <utmpx.h>"
> continues with more related errors and stops
> any fix for this yet

sorry for the noise, csupped the ports again and it is fixed, many 
thanks to whoever did it



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