[development] Drupal SU module anyone?

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Sat May 9 13:19:45 UTC 2009

Quoting David Metzler <metzlerd at metzlerd.com>:

> I had another idea for a simple module that I'm considering  
> developing. I often get overwhelmed with drupal administration, and  
> have many sites where admin is shared.  Every time I add a module in  
> drupal I tediously enable all access  permissions for my "Admin"  
> role.  I began to think about the Linux sudo model, and thought this

Are you aware of http://drupal.org/project/adminrole?  It'll stop the  
tedious enable business.

> might be cool for dupal. Users with "Become Admin" privilges could  
> switch to the "admin" user only.  This way I could largely see the  
> view that my content contributors do :).
> Does this seem like a good thing?  Anyone know about duplication?   
> I'm aware of Devel, and Masquerade but I didn't feel the need for  
> that on the production sites, and I really don't want to expose the  
> "Become Any User" functionality (but maybe I'm being silly here).

It must have been a good idea there is  
http://drupal.org/project/masquerade already.

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