Subject: Re: su(1) group wheel restriction
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/10/1997 02:16:00
mynhier@cs.utk.EDU (Chad Mynhier) writes:
>	What is the difference between adding a user to /etc/su.conf
>and adding the user to the wheel group?

The former doesn't give that user write access to wheel owned files
and directories.

It seem that quite a couple a number of directories belong to group
wheel.  You'd also have to consider that a stock NetBSD doesn't set a
sensible umask for root.

Christoph Badura

You don't need to quote my .signature.  Everyone has seen it by now.
Besides, it doesn't add anything to the current thread.