[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#659957: Bug#659957: login: login at console no longer updates utmp

Nicolas François nicolas.francois at centraliens.net
Wed Feb 15 22:45:51 UTC 2012


On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 05:24:38PM -0500, kullstam at verizon.net wrote:
> 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'
> logwtmp
> nowtmp
> Nothing about utmp.

Thanks for the feedback.
I assumed lastlog did both.
I will reactivate the utmp logging.

Best Regards,

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