Ghosted logins in w/who

damonray at damonray at
Wed Apr 17 18:03:59 UTC 2013

I removed /usr/include/utmp.h and restarted inetd/telnetd/sshd.
Hopefully that does the trick..

On 4/11/2013 at 12:53 PM, "Chris Rees"  wrote:On 10 April 2013 15:59, 
> Got it. I'll double check to make sure everything was recompiled
> correctly. Thanks!
> Damon

While you're at it, I'll echo Ronald's concern-- make sure
/usr/include/utmp.h does NOT exist for you.

If it does, you must run make delete-old in /usr/src.


> On 4/10/2013 at 9:49 AM, "Tom Evans"  wrote:On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at
> 3:09 PM,   wrote:
>> If I wipe the utmp file all the w/who content goes away, resets if
> you
>> will. But in a matter of moments the problem reappears.. is this
>> something that needs to be submitted as a bug report do you think?
>> Thanks!
>> Damon
> Hi Damon
> Fabian was explaining to you that utmp was replaced by utmpx.
> All programs in base that wrote to utmp now write to utmpx instead.
> you still have programs not from base that write to utmp, you will
> incorrect/crazy values reported - you must rebuild all tools that
> currently write to utmp so that they no longer do so.
> Cheers
> Tom
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