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Re: who/w/finger/last printing ip address



 Hi.

On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 11:44:18PM +0100, Michael Grant wrote:
> 
> $ ls -al /usr/bin/w
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 Feb 11  2014 /usr/bin/w -> /etc/alternatives/w
> $ ls -al /etc/alternatives/w
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 17 Feb 11  2014 /etc/alternatives/w -> /usr/bin/w.procps
> $ w -V
> w from procps-ng 3.3.10
> $ who --version
> who (GNU coreutils) 8.23
> 
> 
> also "who --lookup" makes no attempt to look up the ip addresses either. 
> 
> So is this now the expected behavior in Debian?

Yup. They build it that way.
Upstream thinks it's the sane default, and Debian tries to stay close to
the upstream.

Reco


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