Bug#522318: seamless last(1) even at the beginning of the month

Dmitry Bogatov KAction at debian.org
Thu Feb 21 17:55:13 GMT 2019

control: reassign -1 util-linux

To be honest, I do not understand what is the proposal/misbehaviour, but
since last(1) is now provided by util-linux, reassigning.

[2009-04-03 02:51] jidanni at jidanni.org
> Package: sysvinit-utils
> Severity: wishlist
> It's that time of the month again :-)
> $ last
> wtmp begins Thu Apr  2 23:01:04 2009
> I wish last would always just show oh, a month's worth of entries.
> OK, I'll use this workaround:
> { last; last -f /var/log/wtmp.1;}|
> perl -nwle 'next if /^$|wtmp.*begins/;print;exit if $.==22'
> No longer does last act like a sawtooth wave depending on the day of the
> month.
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