problem with su
remko at elvandar.org
Sat Mar 20 10:24:46 PST 2004
Eric Yellin wrote:
> When I "su -m" and login as root, all I get in the prompt is a % sign. My
> normal user shell is tcsh and the prompt looks like this:
> [eric at www4]/home/eric(29): but this is not kept when I su -m.
> How can I change this?
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When you use `su -` you say to the su program, "Let me own the root
profile and give it's settings to me, dropping my own settings".
use `su` if you want to say using your current settings.
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