Hi, from my login i want to login as a other user ,

Gerhard Häring gh at ghaering.de
Wed Nov 9 13:21:37 CET 2005

sumi wrote:
> Hi, i am very new to python , it is just 2 days i started reading abt
> it. I did not understand the above statement.  what i want to do is , i
> want to login as a super user eg :
> $su xyz , and then i need to enter the passwd, i want to do these steps
> using python , how can i do it??????????

You're probably looking for the setuid() and setgid() functions in the 
module `os`.

-- Gerhard

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