Subject: Re: "Don't login as root, use the su command."
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
Date: 02/16/2000 14:58:59
> That would also work fine...
> The SU_FROM avoids anything on /usr in root's dotfiles, and the
> (insignificant) overhead of running an extra process.
um....heh. if you can't use logname, you can't use su. su's is
/usr/bin as well, ya know. :)
> There is not much to choose between them, but I'm inclined to
> stick with SU_FROM because its already there :)
well...only because it was recently put there, no? besides, wouldn't
using logname be much more incredibly portable? isn't portability a
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