[lug] overran / ...again

D. Stimits stimits at attbi.com
Wed Aug 21 18:50:44 MDT 2002

Richard Fifarek wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Aug 2002, j davis wrote:
>>So maybe if someone could tell me how to get roots $PATH when i
>>su...thats proably my biggest beef.
> 	Use "su -".  It'll act as if you logged in as root.	

FYI, the "-" is specific to root, it is a shortcut to "-l root". The 
"-l" argument means login shell, not just the partial assumption of ID. 
Equivalent to "su -" is "su -l root".

D. Stimits, stimits AT attbi.com

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