Wich su???

Luis Pedro Pinto luis.pinto at ent.efacec.pt
Wed Oct 9 07:35:25 PDT 2002


On Qua, 2002-10-09 at 14:59, Johan Veenstra wrote:
> Luis Pedro Pinto wrote:
> 
> > Wich su shall i install? The one with the sh-utils or the one in the
> > shadow package??
> > 
> > The sh-utils default install does not install su when given a DESTDIR
> > option to make (only with install-root) ... And another thing .. the su
> > that comes with the shadow package is not compatible with some outer
> > init scripts (postgres)
> 
> Ask yourself the question: 'Why does the shadow package come with a 
> different su'
> 
> I don't know for sure, but the answer probably is: 'Hey, we do some fancy 
> stuff hiding the passwords, su might need a replacement'

You're quite right .. ;) and i already asked that to my self, having
reached  those same conclusions .. But i noticed that Red-Hat uses the
Sh-utils su .. instead of the shadow one (unless they have hacked  it
around), that's why i asked ..

> 
> Johan Veenstra
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