patch post requested by Waldo

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at
Thu Dec 19 12:00:18 GMT 2002

On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 12:00:41PM +0100, Waldo Bastian wrote:
> On Thursday 19 December 2002 08:46, AlanE wrote:
> > The following patch has been confirmed to fix a kdesu-related bug in
> > arts.
> Shouldn't we also fix kdesu then to properly set LOGNAME then?

> What are the exact semantics for LOGNAME?
it's supposed to be set by the process which sets the identity (login,
?dm, su). anyway, there is a second variable with the same meaning:
$USER. as usual, one is from sysv, the other from bsd. linux su sets
only $USER ... so on sysv-alikes, $USER should be given precedence.


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