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From: Olaf Kirch (okircaldera.de)
Date: Mon May 27 2002 - 09:06:12 CDT
On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 01:03:33PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-05-27 at 10:22, Olaf Kirch wrote:
> > Agreed. What about a daemon that maintains the utmp table rather
> > than each silly application doing it on its own? Something along
> > the lines of
> Why bother, utempter already solved the problem ?
Utempter is great, but no utempter at all is even better :)
It's one s bit less on the system, and patching applications to use
utempter can be a royal PITA. I did xterm 2 or 3 times before a patch
went into the XFree CVS, and it sucked.
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