Re: Likewise su should not screw with PATH
>>>>> "Greg" == Greg Stark <gsstark@MIT.EDU> writes:
Greg> Odd, I just updated and my login.defs still doesn't contain
Greg> that line. And I wasn't asked by dpkg whether to take the
Greg> new configfile or not.
Greg> In any case it's still wrong. /usr/local/s?bin should always
Greg> be before the distribution directories. Anything installed
Greg> locally by the administrator should be presumed to be
Greg> overriding system binaries.
What version of su do you use?
even secure-su seems to support login.defs, on slink - I am surprised
it doesn't work for you. I must admit I haven't tested it myself
Brian May <firstname.lastname@example.org>