Subject: Re: long hostnames in utmp
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Johan Danielsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/10/1996 17:02:01
"Matthias Scheler" <> writes:

> If the IP address is reassigned to another host you will get the
> wrong hostname.

Yes, but what are you doing with the information in utmp anyway?

I see it as a general "nice to have" thing, I wouldn't die if it
wasn't correct.

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