Populating /var/run/utmp?

mwoehlke mwoehlke@tibco.com
Mon Jun 12 14:47:00 GMT 2006

mwoehlke wrote:
> Brian Dessent wrote:
>> mwoehlke wrote:
>>> I would like to use 'w' on my Cygwin installation. I found
>>> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2001-09/msg01177.html, but it only seems to
>>> work on one of my computers: [snip]
>> Are you sure you're not trying to
>> set CYGWIN=tty after the first shell has already initialized?  It won't
>> work if you do that, it has to be set before.
> Hmm... no I'm not sure :-). I am going to try with CYGWIN=tty set in the 
> registry (ala Control Panel->System->Advanced->E10t Variables)... that 
> seems to work for "on the glass" sessions but I will need to restart 
> sshd to test those, and I'm currently using some of those sessions.

Ok, power failure, NOT how I wanted to reboot... But 'w' is working now; 
thanks again!

"Sorry. Wrong species." --ST-TNG

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