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Re: New su behavior in util-linux 2.32

On 2018-08-13 14:06 +0100, Darac Marjal wrote:

> Actually, util-linux is distributed by the Linux Kernel Organization
> (i.e. the folks at kernel.org). So, yes, Debian has to match what Red
> Hat does inasmuch as Red Hat uses a Linux kernel and so does
> Debian. It just makes sense to use the kernel-provided kernel
> utilities.
> As an aside, I don't know what the situation is with the *BSD
> Debians. They presumably don't use util-linux, so I *guess* they're
> still using su from src:shadow?

No, kfreebsd and hurd also use util-linux and its su implementation.
While not all programs in the util-linux suite work on non-Linux
architectures, many of them do.



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