Subject: Re: what is today's way of setting su group?
To: Zafer Aydogan <email@example.com>
From: Arto Selonen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/05/2005 10:49:39
On Tue, 5 Apr 2005, Zafer Aydogan wrote:
> Arto Selonen schrieb:
>> Just upgraded to 3.99.3 with sources from us2 anoncvs mirror (~20050404).
>> Previous system was from ~20050204. su(1) now claims that:
>> su: You are not listed in the correct secondary group (wheel) to su root.
>> su: Sorry: authentication error
>> Well, previously I didn't need to belong there as there was /etc/mk.conf:
>> SU_ROOTAUTH= rootauth
>> That environment variable name was changed some time ago. Then PAM
>> came and I needed to edit /etc/pam.d/su. Now what?
> wheel:*:0:root ?
Then somebody needs to update the man page:
"SU_GROUP If defined, it changes the default group that is
allowed to become ``root'' from ``wheel'' to the
"SU_ROOTAUTH If defined, it specifies a group whose members are
allowed to become ``root'' by supplying their own
password instead of the ``root'' one."
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