Subject: Re: utmp file format change
To: NetBSD Userlevel Technical Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/22/2001 16:40:46
[ On Wednesday, August 22, 2001 at 13:13:59 (-0700), James Graham wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: utmp file format change
> Nonsense. These files are germane to the machine in question -- there's
> no reason to be byteward compatible, realistically speaking.
Until you rebuild a machine on a new platform and want to retain the
Or you want to copy them to another machine for processing and it
happens to be of different endian-ness or word-size.....
Greg A. Woods
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