/usr/bin/su.exe in sh-utils always fails

David Starks-Browning david@starks-browning.com
Mon Sep 29 19:53:00 GMT 2003

On Monday 29 Sep 03, Matt Swift writes:
> The Cygwin FAQ says that there is no `su' command in recent versions
> of Cygwin, The sh-utils package, however, currently contains an `su'
> command, but it doesn't work.  The shell transcript below illustrates
> the problem.  You have to trust me that I offer the same password to
> `su' as I do to `ssh'.

So the FAQ should point out that the su from sh-utils doesn't work,
instead of saying that there is no su command.  I'll update it.


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