[CHANGE PROPOSAL] The securetty file is empty by default

Andrew Clayton andrew at digital-domain.net
Fri Apr 4 14:00:26 UTC 2014


On Thu, 3 Apr 2014 07:32:38 -0700, quickbooks office wrote:

> This change will not affect logging into the console using the local
> account and then doing su to get root privileges.
> 
> Is there a problem with logging into the local user account and then
> typing su and the root password?

Maybe if there is a problem with NIS or something...

There's been many a time when I've needed to login as root on a tty.

Andrew


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