Subject: bin/11192: su(1) has incorrect HISTORY
To: None <>
From: None <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 10/10/2000 22:18:17
>Number:         11192
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       The HISTORY entru in su(1) is incorrect
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Tue Oct 10 22:18:00 PDT 2000
>Originator:     Robert Elz
>Release:        NetBSD-current 2000-10-08 (and NetBSD-1.4.1 and others)
University of Melbourne
System: NetBSD 1.4.2 NetBSD 1.4.2 (MUNDAMUTTI) #0: Fri Apr 21 23:50:43 EST 2000 sparc

	man su says ...

	     A su command appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.

	That's wrong, su is much older than 7th edition.

	read the man page for su(1)...

	Here's a patch (editing by hand is probably easier...)

--- su.1.ORIG	Thu May 11 05:04:36 2000
+++ su.1	Wed Oct 11 15:27:31 2000
@@ -227,5 +227,6 @@
-command appeared in
-.At v7 .
+command existed in
+.At v5
+(and probably earlier).

	The man macros should also be updated so that .At v7 (etc)
	say "7th Edition AT&T UNIX" rather than "Version 7 AT&T Unix".
	Nth edition is the correct terminology (v7 is just shorthand).