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Re: su, coreutils, and hurd

Michael Stone, le Mon 22 Jul 2013 08:04:25 -0400, a écrit :
> Recent coreutils upstream has dropped su, which on debian was being built
> (only) for hurd. Is there an alternative that coreutils can pull in? For now
> I've left the (now broken) su logic in debian/rules for coreutils, so it
> will just fail to build on hurd until I get some idea of how to proceed.

I'm not sure why we don't let shadow build the login package for us.
Perhaps that was done before we had the alternatives mechanism for
providing /bin/login?

I'm not sure why we really want to use hurd's login actually, notably
since we have disabled the use of the anonymous shell anyway.


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