Bug 72751 - rxvt does not write utmp
Summary: rxvt does not write utmp
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rxvt   
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Version: 7.3
Hardware: athlon
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-27 11:35 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:46 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-03-10 15:07:25 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2002-08-27 11:35:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
rxvt does not write a utmp extry. rxvt has no suid bit, but then again,
nor does xterm which *does* write a utmp entry.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start rxvt
2.do a "w" command

Actual Results:  i did not see an entry for the rxvt window in utmp.

Expected Results:  i should be seeing an entry for the rxvt window in utmp.

Additional info:

i have the latest patches and updates installed (27/08/2002)

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2002-11-11 13:33:37 UTC
$ rxvt -ls
to make a login shell???

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2002-11-14 12:28:31 UTC
that doesn't work either, but since you asked me this, can i assume
it *does* work on your testmachines?
rxvt has the same problem in redhat 8.

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2002-11-14 13:08:18 UTC
there is no rxvt in 8...
but you are right... rxvt should use utempter
so rxvt +ut -ls should work...

Comment 4 Harald Hoyer 2003-03-10 15:07:25 UTC
there should be an erratum soon, which will fix the issue... watch out for
#84587 to get closed.

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