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Re: Man gets to be su?

On Sun, Feb 20, 2000 at 03:37:33PM +0100, Fredrik Liljegren wrote:
> I had an interresting experience today.  When requesting a manpage, it asked
> me for my password!  Well, the man-command thought it was su!  Heres what
> is:
> ----------------------
> eof@burrken:~$ man
> What manual page do you want?
> eof@burrken:~$ su
> Password:
> burrken:/home/eof# man
> su: option requires an argument -- c

I just tried this exact thing and had no problem. Can I ask what version
of kernel you are running? I had some weird similar problem running the
latest 2.3.47-pre.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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