Re: /bin/login and utmp updates
On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 05:44:01PM +1200, Michael Cree wrote:
> I see the latest src:shadow package (version 1:126.96.36.199-1) includes the
> following in the changelog:
> * New upstream release:
> - login: log into utmp(x) but not into wtmp (this is done by
> pam_lastlog). Log to utmp(x) was broken by the fix for #605329.
> Closes: 659957
> So looks like it is fixed by the latest version which was built for
> Alpha a day or two ago and should've propagated to mirrors by now.
New version (1:188.8.131.52-1) works correctly here. The unfortunate thing
about this bug is, people who logged-in remotely or via a display
manager front end (gdm/kdm) never saw a problem.