[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#670736: "who" doesn't recognize users logged in via virtual terminals (vt1-vt6)

Stephen Powell zlinuxman at wowway.com
Sat Apr 28 20:44:56 UTC 2012

On Sat, 28 Apr 2012 12:53:33 -0400 (EDT), Bob Proulx wrote:
> Of course this problem can't be in who because who simply reports the
> data that is recorded in the utmp file.  It is just the messenger of
> data previously recorded by other means.  That file is an accounting
> of the commings and goings of users.  If the "goes in" and "comes out"
> don't line up then who gets blamed for the incorrect accounting but
> there isn't anything who can do about it.


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