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

Martin Smith mjs at rakupottery.org.uk
Mon Jan 18 16:04:16 UTC 2010

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:

> 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 has been replaced by 
continues with more related errors and stops

any fix for this yet


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