Subject: Re: "Don't login as root, use the su command."
To: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/10/2000 10:22:12
On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> I'd like to change this mesage in root's .login to make it clearer
> what is going on.
> What do people think of:
> Creation of a non root account and use of su(1) for root access is recommended.
Well, I think what we have is fine, but the above is probably clearer. We
should probably have a FAQ section on this. Also, we should mention that
you will get this message if you use "su -", and that inthat case it's ok.