[Bug 1680] New: su command should be configurable

Matt Darcy lfs-list at projecthugo.co.uk
Fri Jan 13 08:29:01 PST 2006


bugzilla at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> http://bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1680
> 
>            Summary: su command should be configurable
>            Product: Live CD
>            Version: x86-6.1-1
>           Platform: PC
>         OS/Version: Linux
>             Status: UNCONFIRMED
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P3
>          Component: CD
>         AssignedTo: livecd at linuxfromscratch.org
>         ReportedBy: mjhammel at graphics-muse.org
>          QAContact: livecd at linuxfromscratch.org
> 
> 
> Running parts of the build via the LFS user is done as
> 
>   su - lfs
> 
> but on my systems that "-" causes the su to login as the lfs user and not
> actually run the commands.  So 
> 
>   su lfs
> 
> works correctly.  If the "-" works for other users, I suggest making this
> command configurable, such as 
> 
> SULFS = su - lfs
> 
> and then reference it as $(SULFS) in the Makefile.  This is how I did it with my
> own MythBox builds.
> 



I don't believe this is bug, just user error/missunderstanding, however, 
my LFS account won't allow me to manage livecd bugs (and so it shouldn't)

Matt




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