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RE: A list of help needed

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Corinna Vinschen []
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2001 5:49 PM
> To: ''
> Subject: Re: A list of help needed
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 08:27:31AM +1000, Neil Lunn wrote:
> > > > 3)  When I type 'who' i get the response 'who: /var/run/utmp
> > > > '. Is this supose to be that way? If not how can I correct this?
> > > 
> > > That's ok. It's empty since you didn't login to the system.
> > > Using Cygwin from the console window doesn't leave footprints
> > > in /var/run/utmp.
> > 
> > Why? There should be no reason why not.
> > ie bash --login

Okay. That was just semantics really. No argument here.
> > 
> > No one else logging in to a system appears to leave footprints in
> > /var/run/utmp either.

Sorry, I meant via telnet/rsh/...etc. Nothing being recorded here on my box.
> Beep. 0 points. If you login via telnet/rsh/rlogin or ssh that leaves
> footprints in /var/run/utmp. If you start a windows console it's not
> a login. And it's not the task of a shell to create these entries.
> Corinna
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