Re: [dev] Adding utmpx stuff

From: Anthony J. Bentley <>
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:17:46 -0600

"Roberto E. Vargas Caballero" writes:
> This patch adds utmpx support in st, which means that st sessions
> will be visible using who or, who is the correct behaviour of a terminal
> emulator, but this means that the binary needs have setgid, which is
> something we have to thing carefully.
> Other important about this patch is the portability of it. I have
> used the POSIX definitions, but as far as I know, there are some BSD that
> don't support very well this functions (specially OpenBSD).

In case anyone is curious why utmpx is not in OpenBSD, it's in the archives:

Anthony J. Bentley
Received on Tue Oct 09 2012 - 19:17:46 CEST

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