[SM-Discuss] util-linux, coreutils, shadow ...
ladislav.hagara at unob.cz
Mon Jan 28 20:35:38 EST 2008
>> 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
> bashrc scripts.
> 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
Which su do you prefer? The su from coreutils which is no longer
installed by default?
I just updated shadow to new 4.1.0 version and the behaviour of su from
shadow is still the same.
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