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Re: [Fwd: 1.1 base doesn't provide /var/log/wtmp]

On Mon, 13 May 1996, Bruce Perens wrote:

> I'm sure there's been discussion about /var/log/wtmp but I can't
> remember it. Should it be a symbolic link to /var/run/wtmp or what?

The FSSTND says in 5.6:

"A symbolic link from /var/log/utmp to /var/run/utmp may be required
until programs no longer refer to /var/adm/utmp (/var/adm is itself a
transitional symbolic link to /var/log)."

I think you should put it in for compatibility with programs compiled
with old libs.


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