Subject: Re: "Don't login as root, use the su command."
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Vebjorn Ljosa <email@example.com>
Date: 02/11/2000 16:58:14
Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Thu, 10 Feb 2000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > > Maybe an environment varialbe SU_USER which is set when su su's you. ??
> > How about 'SU_FROM'?
> > (I like this idea :)
> This would be fine. And it might help auditing too. :-)
hereabout we use $LOGNAME for this purpose, because that's what RCS
will use. how about having su set $LOGNAME?
Vebjorn Ljosa, Initio IT-losninger AS