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Re: [LTP] What is "super"
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 11:28:57AM -0600, Robert Williamson wrote:
> I was checking the results from a run with the latest files and noticed
> that certain tests were not being executed because execvp could not find
> the "super" command/file....what is this?
"super" is a tool that we decided to use to get to root. Most test
programs should be run as a normal user, although they don't enforce it.
super allows the sysadmin to specify programs a user can run as a
different user, usually root. The great thing about super is that it
doesn't require you to type in a password like sudo does. Unfortunately
super isn't a standard package, but it is available for most
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