Preemptive strategies

Robert Connolly robert at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Sep 21 08:25:49 PDT 2008


On Friday September 19 2008 03:40:53 am Jan Dvorak wrote:
> On Thursday 18 September 2008 18:58:31 Chris Buxton wrote:
> > I'm not familiar with 'runas' for Linux. (There's a Windows command of
> > that name...) On the surface, it sounds like 'sudo'.
>
> runas is much simpler and merely starts a process with given user, group
> and optionally after chroot call.

Also, unlike 'su -c', runas doesn't need the user to have a valid shell.

robert
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