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Bug#4401: rcvtty doesn't work properly...

Package: mh
Version: 6.8.4-2

rcvtty looks for utmp in /etc/utmp, rather than /var/run utmp, which
causes it to fail.  This can be worked around by making a symbolic
link, but that's an incorrect solution.  It should be checking
/var/run/utmp for a utmp entry.

Also, after fixing that problem, it will not work without the "-biff"
option.  I suspect that this indecates a mismatch between the
permission bit(s) it checks, and the permission bit(s) that mesg sets,
since it never attempts to notify the tty.


  Larry Daffner        |  Linux: Unleash the workstation in your PC!
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	The great tragedy of science, the slaying of a beautiful
	theory by an ugly fact.  --Thomas Henry Huxley

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