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Re: Problem with who

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Problem with who
Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 01:08:33 +0900
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address@hidden (Bob Proulx) writes:

> The who program really can't do anything more than this.  This also
> applies to the other utmp programs such as finger and w.

But the interesting thing is that finger and w do do more than this;
the omit the dangling entry somehow.

> If you log in again and again and walk up through the devices an entry
> that you have logged into that tty or pty device will be made and will
> then clean out the old entry.

That doesn't always work for me.

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