Subject: Re: How to use su
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Thilo Manske <Thilo.Manske@HEH.Uni-Oldenburg.DE>
Date: 08/28/1999 23:01:24
On Sat, Aug 28, 1999 at 08:10:44PM +0200, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> The question is how can i achieve the same as "su - USER -c 'COMMAND'"
> on Solaris with the NetBSD su.
I don't know Solaris, but I guess "su -l USER -c 'COMMAND'" is what you
want, at least if the USER's login shell does understand the "-c" command
> # su apr /bin/csh w
> \340\231^C\340\377\275: Event not found.
Well, you are doing "[apr's login shell] /bin/csh w"
here, and the login shell is trying to interpret the binary /bin/csh.
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