Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 443485
id <username> should not print security context of current user
Last modified: 2008-04-24 11:08:47 EDT
Description of problem:
"id <user>" prints the security context of the calling user, not of the given
This is extremely misleading. (Especially with the new selinux where not
everybody is unconfined_u)
I think it's not possible to print the security context of the given user, so
it's better to not print it at all.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Thanks for report, that id behavior is not RedHat specific, will propose that
change to upstream (to not display security context when user is specified).
Seems to be reasonable(context is missleading) and it is not a big deal.
Accepted by upstream, built as coreutils-6.11-2.fc10. Closing RAWHIDE.