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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 <bam@debian.org>

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