Re: last -t lists all entries in wtmp
On 2005-07-22 @ 09:44:02 (week 29) Tomas Fasth wrote:
> I just made a test run and the output looked fine giving the log from
> that moment and older as I would expect.
So you didn't get all entries from the log? Just the ones from the given
date and later?
> I also tried YYYYMMDDHHMMS with the same result.
Which confirms that the formatchecking of the input isn't strict enough,
but it's not really a problem.
> And with YYYYMMDDHHMM it barfs like it did for you.
Like you'd expect.
> Why is this on debian-security by the way?
Uhm, well I have to admit that was a choice by association. I was
working on some security scripts and "last" is one of the tools I use in
them. Of course you're right: this isn't really an item for the security
list. Mea culpa...