[H-GEN] temporary user change in bash script

mick bareman at tpg.com.au
Sun Apr 8 23:21:27 EDT 2012


> Check out sudo - you can get this to execute whatever you need as that 
> user for that one step
> 
> Something like 'sudo -u <user> <command>'  will suffice.
> 
> Or you can use 'su' as well.   Such as 'su -c <command> <user>'.
> 
> -- 
> Snowy Angelique Maslov<snowy at snowy.org>  

Many thanks, it was a problem that had dogged me a long time, now solved.

mick



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