Bug 81795

Summary: acct conversions broken on ia64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Reporter: dann frazier <dannf>
Component: psacctAssignee: Charlie Bennett <ccb>
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Version: 2.1CC: tao
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Hardware: ia64   
OS: Linux   
URL: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=169099
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Description dann frazier 2003-01-14 02:51:57 UTC
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Description of problem:
the acct package is broken on architectures w/ 8 byte time_t
the utilities that read the account logs improperly convert
the start date of a process.

the details of the bug, and a patch that fixes one of the instantiations
can be found here:
  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=169099

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run dump-acct as per above bug report
    

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-01-22 16:54:40 UTC
Care should also be taken to ensure any fixes do not change binary compatibility.
I had to be careful with prior bugs that were reported in psacct for issues
like that.