Subject: Re: increasing UT_HOSTSIZE for IPv6?
To: Bill Sommerfeld <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/26/1999 21:49:12
Bill Sommerfeld wrote:

> I'll weigh in here since revving utmp is one of the last things left
> to finish long user-name support.  
>  - I'd use db for the utmp and lastlog replacement (utmp keyed by
> "line", while lastlog keyed by either uid or login name), and a plain
> text file for the wtmp replacement.

Our current db (v1) has locking problems, and the v2 licence isn't
"friendly" at the moment...

All of the rest sounds good!