Subject: xsrc/26271: sessreg creates strange utmpx entries
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/13/2004 15:34:57
>Number:         26271
>Category:       xsrc
>Synopsis:       sessreg creates strange utmpx entries
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    xsrc-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Jul 13 13:36:00 UTC 2004
>Originator:     Ignatios Souvatzis
>Release:        NetBSD 2.0_BETA
computer science department, university of Bonn, Germany
System: NetBSD panther 2.0_BETA NetBSD 2.0_BETA (GENERIC) #0: Fri Jun 25 18:44:27 UTC 2004 i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386
	GiveConsole and TakeConsole were enhanced with
	sessreg -a -l :0 $USER and sessreg -d -l :0 $USER,

	w shows:
w: Stale utmpx entry: ml :0 
 3:32PM  up 7 days, 48 mins, 2 users, load averages: 0.15, 0.13, 0.09
USER    TTY FROM                  LOGIN@  IDLE WHAT
ignatios p1  2:06PM     0 w 
	finger shows:

finger: /dev//:0: No such file or directory
Login    Name                 Tty  Idle  Login Time   Office     Office Phone
ignatios Ignatios Souvatzis    p1     -  Tue 14:06    
ml       Mister Ell           *:0     -  Tue 14:36    

(while who manages to appear to be working:

ml       :0       Jul 13 14:36 
ignatios ttyp1    Jul 13 14:06 	(

	sessreg -a -l :0 $USER
	not known.