[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#603234: [login] lastlog's login dates older than actual last login dates

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Tue Nov 16 23:11:06 UTC 2010


On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 10:29:26PM -0500, chealer at gmail.com wrote:
>  On 2010-11-15 17:07, Nicolas François wrote:
> >
> >On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 10:27:28PM -0500, chealer at gmail.com wrote:
> >>lastlog shows login dates older than the actual last login dates, at
> >>least for the 2 "users" on this system, "chealer" and "bacon", and
> >>root:
> >[...]
> >
> >Are you sure that lastlog is failing to report entries from
> >/var/log/lastlog or is it a problem with the login program you use that do
> >not report logins in /var/log/lastlog?
> Neither. I never wrote that lastlog is failing to report entries
> from /var/log/lastlog,

I did not wrote that you wrote this neither.
Although I assumed this was meant by reporting a bug on login instead of
kdm, as you assumed my question meant that I assumed you meant what you
did not wrote ;)

> its login dates are just older than actual
> last login dates. There is also no single login program that I use.
> I use at least kdm (KDE) to login to X :0 and su to login as root
> (from konsole).
> So lastlog didn't change since 10 days.

Can you check if this is fixed by setting UseSessReg in kdm.options, or if
this can be fixed by adding this line to the PAM configuration file of
session  required  pam_lastlog.so silent

You will also have to reassign this bug to kdm


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