how to emulate "su mysql" in ubuntu?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Wed Jul 28 16:00:14 UTC 2010

On Wed, 28 Jul 2010, Patrick Doyle wrote:

> I see that sudo takes a -u argument, perhaps
> $ sudo -u mysql /bin/sh
> might do the trick.

  yes, that appears to work, but i could *swear* that was also one of
the first things i tried.  i must have tested every subtle variation
of that except for that.  argh.  thanks.



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