On Mon, Dec 18, 2000 at 12:27:56PM +0000, Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
> When using su on a Redhat box I notice that when I su to root, the root
> $PATH isn't setup. I aliased su to "su -l" which makes the new shell a
> login, but that changes dir to the home dir of the user I'm "su"ing to.
Yep, that's what it's meant to do.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction to get su working properly?
As far as I know you can either change to the users environment (- or
-l) which means changing directory and setting all environment
variables, or you can keep the current environment (-m or -p). No
in between measures.
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