[lfs-dev] campaign to save su

Bruce Dubbs 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.

   -- Bruce





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