'su lfs' dropping into the background

Bryan Kadzban bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net
Wed Jan 21 16:02:51 PST 2004


Greg Schafer wrote:
> Alex is in a time warp due to intermittent dialup and will not have
> seen Anderson's post until after his own. I'm sure Alex will agree
> /dev/null is the way to go.

Ahh, OK, never mind then.

> I haven't tested it yet, but if we drop the exec then I get the
> feeling the user would have to exit twice to leave the lfs user's 
> environment which IMHO is not acceptable (if that's indeed what
> happens).

The .bash_profile that Alex posted has a "; exit" after the env.  That
ought to work reasonably well, I think -- when the user exits the shell
that env starts, the shell that su starts will also exit.



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