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    SubjectRe: wtmp problems (with "last")
    On Thu, 22 Oct 1998, Neil Conway wrote:

    > [wtmp corrupted]
    >
    > I tracked these down to what I *think* is happening: when someone logs
    > OUT, whichever program updates the file isn't finding the right entry,
    > and makes a bogus one at the end. I didn't get any further than that
    > due to lack of time and ability ;-)

    Maybe 'last' and other utilities meddling with wtmp compiled using
    different versions of the glibc? AFAIK, from glibc 2 the structure of the
    wtmp entries have changed a bit to have enough space for IPv6 addresses.

    Check out the binaries using ldd (especially login, logout and last)

    Carsten



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