Subject: Re: "Don't login as root, use the su command."
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/13/2000 18:27:53
On Sat, Feb 12, 2000 at 12:08:29AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	tcsh sets LOGNAME, so I'd ideally prefer something that works
> 	for both csh and tcsh (hence the SU_FROM :)

Strange, from the tests I ran I have LOGNAME set from both csh, tcsh and sh.
But SU_FROM is fine too, and can be used for other things.

Manuel Bouyer <>