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services: Create /var/log/wtmp upon activation.

This fixes a bug whereby /var/log/wtmp would never be created, and thus
accounting information would be lost.

* gnu/services.scm (activation-script): Create /var/log/wtmp.
* gnu/tests/base.scm (run-basic-test)["wtmp entry"]: New test.
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Ludovic Courtès 5 years ago
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  1. 4
      gnu/services.scm
  2. 23
      gnu/tests/base.scm

4
gnu/services.scm

@ -345,6 +345,10 @@ ACTIVATION-SCRIPT-TYPE."
;; thus there is no accounting at all.
(close-port (open-file "/var/run/utmpx" "a0"))
;; Same for 'wtmp', which is populated by mingetty et
;; al.
(close-port (open-file "/var/log/wtmp" "a0"))
;; Set up /run/current-system. Among other things this
;; sets up locales, which the activation snippets
;; executed below may expect.

23
gnu/tests/base.scm

@ -194,6 +194,29 @@ info --version")
(utmpx-entries)))
marionette))
;; Likewise for /var/log/wtmp (used by 'last').
(test-assert "wtmp entry"
(match (marionette-eval
'(begin
(use-modules (guix build syscalls)
(srfi srfi-1))
(define (entry->list entry)
(list (utmpx-user entry) (utmpx-line entry)
(utmpx-host entry) (utmpx-login-type entry)))
(call-with-input-file "/var/log/wtmp"
(lambda (port)
(let loop ((result '()))
(if (eof-object? (peek-char port))
(map entry->list (reverse result))
(loop (cons (read-utmpx port) result)))))))
marionette)
(((users lines hosts types) ..1)
(every (lambda (type)
(eqv? type (login-type LOGIN_PROCESS)))
types))))
(test-assert "host name resolution"
(match (marionette-eval
'(begin

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