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Re: "su is really a broken concept"



On Tue, 2015-09-01 at 01:25 +0100, Jonathan de Boyne Pollard wrote:
> Lennart Poettering 
> (https://github.com/systemd/systemd/issues/825#issuecomment-127917622):
> 
> > Long story short:  su is really a broken concept.
> >
> 
> Christian Seiler:
> >
> > So it's not like su is suddenly broken - it's just that some specific 
> > new use cases don't work properly with it.
> >
I don't think so.  It is what it is.  If someone can do it better, and
still keep it compatible with POSIX, more power to them.  Just let the
rest of us chose which we want. 

That is the open way.

T.J.





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