[collectd] users plugin

Niki Waibel niki.waibel at newlogic.com
Mon Dec 5 14:17:10 CET 2005

On 04-Dec-2005 Sebastian Harl wrote:
>> I
>> could only test it on my Linux box, but it should work on any other Unix
>> System as well - any feedback is appreciated ;-)
> Well, I should have read all of getutent(3). Close to the end it says:
>   All  these  functions  are  obsolete  now  on non-Linux systems.  POSIX
>   1003.1-2001, following XPG4.2, does not have any  of  these  functions,
>   but instead uses
>   #include <utmpx.h>
> I fixed this issue and commited the new version to the SVN repository.

make sure that in configure.in you check for the header.
if it fails, also check for utmp.h.

i remember some older versions of solaris (sol8?) had problems
with [uw]tmp{x}?.

there is getutxent and getutent (at least on solaris9). so you might
check the function in configure.in as well...


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