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SubjectRe: Strange behavior observed w.r.t 'su' command
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On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 11:57, Tim Cambrant wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2003 at 10:15:50AM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> > I can't reproduce it on Slackware running 2.6.0-test10. It's probably
> > a redhat thing.
>
> This problem also appears on Gentoo 1.4 running 2.6.0-test11. I don't
> know about the rest of the environment, but it's definately not just
> a RedHat thing. Could it have something to do with some library-version
> or something?

For whatever it's worth, I can't reproduce this on a Debian Sid system
with kernel version 2.4.23-rc1. I guess RH/Gentoo isn't killing off the
forked shell when su dies brutally, leaving the root shell and the user
shell fighting for the terminal.


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