Subject: Re: utmp file format change
To: Noriyuki Soda <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 08/23/2001 08:39:45
>> - Solaris uses struct utmpx, instead of utmp. which does not look very
>> good to me.
>The reason that Solaris and other (almost all) commercial UNIX keep
>old utmp format (and use other file like utmpx for extended
>information) is binary compatibility for third party applications.
Solaris utmpx does not look binary compatible to utmp at all. I don't
understand what you mean here.