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Bug 81795 - acct conversions broken on ia64
acct conversions broken on ia64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: psacct (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Charlie Bennett
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Reported: 2003-01-13 21:51 EST by dann frazier
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-27 12:58:50 EDT
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Description dann frazier 2003-01-13 21:51:57 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20021226

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:

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

Additional info:
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2003-01-22 11:54:40 EST
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.

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