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Miguel Bazdresch lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org
Sun Jan 11 04:26:06 PST 2004


* Robert Connolly <cendres at videotron.ca> [04-0111 12:19]:
> On January 10, 2004 04:54 pm, Amanda Lynn Rossmiller wrote:
> > > > what's the matter with su?
> > >
> > > Why should everyone have equal access to su? selinux/rsbac fixes this
> > > though.
> >
> > you mean anyone can su?
> > i haven't tried it in linux,
> > in openbsd (i just recently migrated)
> > only users in group wheel could su,
> > i thought it would be the same in linux...
> 
> Stallman of Gnu has political reasons for allowing all users to use
> su.

Do you have a pointer? I'm interested.

> There are patches to break it.

su has many valid and/or useful uses. What is it exactly that those
patches "break"? I don't want to "break" su without good reason.

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Miguel Bazdresch
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