Subject: Re: utmp file format change
To: Johan Danielsson <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Doran <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/22/2001 14:19:37
> > the approach I like the best is the openbsd one, with a bit of clever
> > backward compat code in last(1) and other tools. any comments?
> Are there good reasons for keeping a binary format?
You're suggesting a textual format here, right? It's not clear what you
WRT reading the old files - personally, I'd rather see a utility that
converts from the old format to new, rather than adding baggage. Perhaps
that could be part of sysinst.