[CentOS] strange su behavior

Uwe Kiewel ml at kiewel-online.ch
Tue Mar 9 19:53:21 UTC 2010


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Am 09.03.2010 17:32, schrieb John Doe:
> From: Uwe (ML) Kiewel <ml at kiewel-online.ch>
>>> Do you have any sudo call from your /etc or /etc/skel bashrc or profile...?
>> Yes, I do have in /etc/bashrc:
>> sudo -l
> 
> Unless you already understood:
>   su -  "make the shell a login shell"
>   so sudo -l  in bashrc is executed, which asks for the user's password
> 

Understood, who is asking - not understood why "sudo -l" is asking for
the password and why just hitting the enter key works

Thanks,
	Uwe
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