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.\" $NetBSD: login.3,v 1.3 1998/02/05 18:52:25 perry Exp $
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.Dd December 14, 1995
.Dt LOGIN 3
.Nm login ,
.Nm logout ,
.Nd login utility functions
.Fd #include <util.h>
.Fn login "struct utmp *ut"
.Fn logout "const char *line"
.Fn logwtmp "const char *line" "const char *name" "const char *host"
.Fn login ,
.Fn logout ,
functions operate on the database of current users in
and on the logfile
of logins and logouts.
function updates the
files with user information contained in
.Fa ut .
function removes the entry from
corresponding to the device
.Fa line .
function adds an entry to
.Pa /var/log/wtmp .
will add the appropriate entry for
during a login,
is usually used for logouts.
.Sh RETURN VALUES
returns non-zero if it was able to find and delete an entry for
.Fa line ,
and zero if there is no entry for
.Pa /var/run/utmp .
.Bl -tag -width /var/run/wtmp -compact
.It Pa /dev/\(**
.It Pa /etc/ttys
.It Pa /var/run/utmp
.It Pa /var/log/wtmp
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr utmp 5