[SM-Discuss] util-linux, coreutils, shadow ...
lynx at mages.ath.cx
Mon Jan 28 14:56:41 EST 2008
On Friday 25 of January 2008 02:20:43 Ladislav Hagara wrote:
> I am sure other problems will emerge.
> Just now I found out that "su" works differently.
> If I am login as ordinary user and use "su" there are some problems with
> PATH and root (after this su) can not run sorcery commands.
> If I run "su -" all works like before.
> No idea if this is a bug or feature of su from shadow.
Sounds like it doesn't load the environment, source the various profile and
The fact that this makes sorcery unusable is quite critical. ;) I would prefer
if we kept a su which we all know and which doesn't require heavy changes.
Ok, the changes to various scripts may be trivial, but the propagation is a
We cannot command nature except by obeying her. --Sir Francis Bacon
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