utmpx, git/issue 411

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Thu Nov 23 02:12:16 UTC 2017

Why did you decide to remove the utmpx stuff?


When I looked at the source code (after a git pull) for issue 411, that chunk 
was still there.

Looking now, after:
commit c0bb4b05ac1864ea14535b55c15aa6c03d8f2ea2 (origin/master, origin/HEAD)
Author: Eric S. Raymond <esr at thyrsus.com>
Date:   Wed Nov 22 20:48:23 2017 -0500

    Address GitLab issue #411: seccomp bad syscall 21/0xc000003e (access)

git log -p ntpd/ntp_sandbox.c shows:

-#ifdef HAVE_UTMPX_H
-       /* for setutxent and friends in libntp/systime.c */
-        /* Writing time-changed msg to accounting file */

The next change to that file is:
commit 6b1b54aee7edffc2bd05044802d1d627b3e107b6
Author: Eric S. Raymond <esr at thyrsus.com>
Date:   Wed Sep 6 07:20:31 2017 -0400

It looks like I missed a change.  Can somebody explain what happened?

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