Since 1.9, it has auto-detected the libutempter/libulog libraries we provide. Since 2.4 you have to enable detection of the library.
Quick and dirty workaround:
We rely on this in the freebsd.org cluster.
A commit references this bug:
Date: Fri Jul 14 07:58:08 UTC 2017
New revision: 445733
Add utmp support back.
UTMP support is no longer auto-detected, it needs to be enabled manually.
Reported by: peter
Sponsored by: Absolight