[lokisetup] xsu broken?
megastep at megastep.org
Thu Apr 10 01:38:17 EDT 2003
The problem is likely that 'root' has a different default PATH, and that
/usr/X11R6/bin is not in it. So yes, giving absolute paths is probably
> ./xsu -e -a -u root -c "/usr/X11R6/bin/xterm"
> On Wednesday 09 April 2003 9:14 pm, John Quigley wrote:
> > It sorta works for me. If I run
> > ./xsu -e -a -u root -c "touch it"
> > I get a root-owned "it" file. But if I run
> > ./xsu -e -a -u root -c "xterm"
> > I don't get an xterm. (Even if I set DISPLAY env) Running on gentoo now
> > but I built xsu on my redhat 7.3 box.
> > On Wednesday 09 April 2003 8:12 pm, Stéphane Peter wrote:
> > > I have been using the current xsu from CVS for quite some time, and at
> > > least on Linux it seems stable enough. Are you running this maybe on a
> > > newer distribution ?
> > >
> > > > Can anyone successfully run the current xsu binary? It fails here, both
> > > > with a local build and the holy box build of xsu. I get the dialog, I
> > > > enter the command and the user information, then I see an su process
> > > > spawned. And nothing happens, + su doesn't exit.
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