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Re: ProFTPD 1.2.9rc2: "missing /var/log/wtmp"


On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 03:58:28PM +0200, Grossniklaus Bruno wrote:
> >    $ ls -l /var/log/wtmp
> >    -rw-rw-rw-    1 jt       Domain U   132748 Oct 15 17:27 /var/log/wtmp
> And how/when did you get this dir?

Sorry I don't recall, but I think I created it myself.

> Now I have:
> $ ls -l /var/log/
> insgesamt 258
> -rwxrwxrwx+   1 admin-se Users       16077 20. Oct 15:44 setup.log
> -rwxrwxrwx+   1 admin-se Users      247243 20. Oct 15:44 setup.log.full
> There is no /var/log/wtmp
> Do we have to create /var/log/wtmp manually?

AFAICT, yes.

Given the following:

    $ for i in /usr/*bin/*.exe; do  strings $i | fgrep -q wtmp; if [ $?  -eq 0 ]; then echo $i; fi; done

I'm not sure what package should be responsible for creating


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