Subject: Re: utmp file format change
To: None <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 08/22/2001 11:11:37 said:

>	I don't believe there's a daemon for utmp->utmpx conversion, from
>	Solaris 2.8 manpage for utmp(4).  i shouldn't paste the content here,
>	so please go see it yourself.  i understand your point, about issues
>	with old binaries that can potentially damage (new-format)
>	/var/log/utmp.

See the Solaris 2.8 manpage for utmpd. This daemon actually cleans up
utmp/utmpx entries when processes don't due the right thing.

Rick Kelly