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Re: SU tool

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: SU tool
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 15:20:02 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Bob Proulx <address@hidden> writes:
> > Andreas Schwab wrote:
> >> Eric Blake writes:
> >> > Coreutils is one of those packages, but most distros use another
> >> > version.
> >> 
> >> I wonder which are those distros.
> >
> > Debian is one such distro that uses su from the 'login' package.  I
> > will assume that Ubuntu is the same.  And so on for the rest of the
> > cousins on that side of the family.
> That's one.  I know at least two that don't.

Your point is taken.  Without taking a comprehensive survey it would
be difficult to determine which distro comprises "most" of the
population.  And that is practically impossible to do.  Instead it
would have been safer to say "many" there avoid the issue.


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