Bug 6537 - Utemp entry not created for gnome-terminal
Utemp entry not created for gnome-terminal
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
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Reported: 1999-10-30 07:24 EDT by egalanos.
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-04 15:18:54 EST
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Description egalanos. 1999-10-30 07:24:26 EDT
an entry in utmp is not created with gnome-terminal,
thus running who does not show a user logged on, and this
interferes with standard utilities like talk and write.
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-02-04 15:18:59 EST
utmp entries are per-session not per-terminal, but you can enable them with
command line flags.  use --help to see all cmd line options.

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