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Re: login 1.4-2 LASTLOG file mismatch
On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 03:33:18PM -0600, Joshua wrote:
> I think I've found a small bug in the login program code versus the man
> page regarding the last login feature. The man page indicates that the file
> necessary for storing the last login information is /var/log/lastlog, and
> this file was actually created with zero length automatically. But the code
> references the file location as /usr/adm/lastlog, which is not created
Thanks for the hint. I've uploaded a new version of login which uses
the correct /var/log/lastlog file.
> When I created a zero length file /usr/adm/lastlog, the login program
> now shows the last login date, time, and source. Now, after the first use
> of the /usr/adm/lastlog file, it's size grew to 3,048,420 bytes! What's in
> that file? Is that normal?
Weird. Mine doesn't grow beyond 138276 bytes.
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