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Re: Bug 26827 again (about secure-su)



On Tue, Oct 20, 1998 at 07:44:42PM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 1998 at 08:45:44AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > I could have gotten that much from the description line. :) What I was
> > trying to get at is, "is that it?" Because if the only advantage secure-su
> > has is that it restricts who can use it, how is installing gnu-su
> > parallel to secure-su going to accomplish anything but nullifying
> > secure-su's only advantage?
> 
> You're right of course. Argh! Never really thought about it.
> 
> So what do we do? I think we should move gnu-su out of fileutils into its
> own package and make the two su packages conflict with each other.

Which still means that secure-su can not be installed on a debian
system, as findutils, which is 'Essential: yes' requires gnu-su...

So, where does this leave us?

Zephaniah E, Hull..
> 
> Which package need gnu-su features btw?
> 
> Michael
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