move logfile creation out of Shadow's section

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Sun Jan 11 11:17:44 PST 2004

On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> >I just wanted to take a look at LFS's instructions for creating btmp, wtmp
> ><snip>

> >I think this information could be merged with
> >"Creating the passwd and group files" to form a
> >"Creating the passwd, group and log files" section, or more explicitly
> >"Creating passwd, group, lastlog, utmp, btmp and wtmp"
> >
> >That makes the life easier for people who want to go back later to check
> >which of these files need to be manually created and what permissions LFS
> >recommends for them. They can just search the TOC for "utmp" etc.
> >
> This sounds like a reasonable suggestion to me.  I like the title
> "Creating the passwd, group and log files".
>   -- Bruce

I suggest posting a Bugzilla entry. It's beginning to look like we have
developed a black hole that swallows up good suggestions without

Ahhh, maybe I'm just in a foul mood today, but I think not.

NOTE: I'm on a new ISP, if I'm in your address book ...
Bill Maltby
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