Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 60360
finger shows a user logged in when w or who doesn't
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:10:14 EST
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Description of problem:
Doing a finger will show a user as logged in when there are no running processes
for the user and the w and who commands don't show the user as being logged in.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.login and see user logged via finger
2.run ps auxw and see no processes for the user
3.run w and who and the user doesn't show up as logged in.
Actual Results: finger show inaccurate information about the user being logged in.
Expected Results: finger shouldn't show the user as logged in when there are no
running processes and w and who don't show them as being logged in.
Tried on 7.2, works there...
Read ya, Phil