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Introduce in Debian

Bug requesting - please use this bug for discussion.

Background: lastlog(8) reads /var/log/lastlog. The data in this file is in a format which does not survive Y2038 (it stores 32bit time_t values). This file is updated directly by sshd, and (in bookworm and earlier) by

PAM in Debian trixie/sid already dropped, see Debian bug and upstream .

As a replacement, util-linux upstream added It writes into a new file, in sqlite3 file format.

This wiki page should summarize the required changes in Debian, IF we want to introduce The other option is to stop having lastlog(8).

Current status

Option A: move to lastlog2

Package changes (proposed)

Upgrade considerations

Open questions

Option B: drop lastlog

Open questions

Additional info