[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#659957: Bug#659957: login: login at console no longer updates utmp
kullstam at verizon.net
Wed Feb 15 22:24:38 UTC 2012
On 02/15/2012 03:21 PM, Nicolas François wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 05:23:06AM -0500, kullstam at verizon.net wrote:
>> I am logging in at the console and get no entry in utmp. "who" and "w"
>> produce no output. Using "who -a", I see that the tty is still
>> associated with the name "LOGIN". "logname" at the console produces
>> "LOGIN" when on.
> Are you using pam_lastlog for login? (/etc/pam.d/login)
Sorry, I mistakenly called it pam_logout in the earlier email.
It, pam_lastlog, is in my /etc/pam.d/login (attached, and which I have
I see a line about the last login date/time when I do login just before
the motd. I presume this is from pam_lastlog.
The man page for pam_lastlog talks about wtmp and gives options for
wtmp. It is silent on the topic of utmp.
$ strings /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/security/pam_lastlog.so | grep '[uw]tmp'
Nothing about utmp.
Googling pam_lastlog and utmp gives nothing useful. I have not look at
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