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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
> No one else logging in to a system appears to leave footprints in
> /var/run/utmp either.
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 Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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