[lfs-dev] campaign to save su
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 13:55:24 PDT 2012
John Burrell wrote:
> My build scripts use su to install chapter 6, using the package user management system.
> Not now they don't!
> coreutils no longer installs su. Instead util-linux-2.22-? will provide su.
> But util-linux will need a PAM header file to build su.
> So is this end of su as we know (and love?) it in LFS?
> If so, can you suggest an alternative way of becoming the package user in order to install a package?
LFS uses the shadow version of su.
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