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NAME

logout - remove an entry from the utmp file

CONTENTS

Library
Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
Bugs

LIBRARY


.Lb libutil

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/types.h
.In libutil.h int logout "const char *line"

DESCRIPTION

The function logout searches the utmp(5) file for the slot described by line (usually a tty name). If such a slot could be found, it will be updated with a record where the name and host fields are empty, and the time stamp field is updated to the current time.

RETURN VALUES

The logout function returns 1 if the slot described by line has been found and updated, 0 otherwise.

SEE ALSO

login(3), utmp(5), wtmp(5)

BUGS

login(3).


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