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Re: The auth tools


From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: The auth tools
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 13:44:02 +0200
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On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 11:47:32AM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm wondering on what processes addauth/rmauth/setauth work by default. For
> instance, if I login and run screen and then type "setauth root" in one
> window, then all my other running shells (i.e. in other windows) would also
> become root.

The default is the current login collections, eg all programs in the same
login session.

> Is it a normal behaviour? How can we have only setauth' parent process
> authentication be changed?

Use -p for process, -P for process group and -S for session.

Thanks,
Marcus

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