[development] Drupal SU module anyone?

Steven Jones darthsteven at gmail.com
Mon May 11 06:30:40 UTC 2009

So you essentially want the functionality of the adminrole module, but
with a block that allows you to quickly add/remove a role from the
current user.

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2009/5/10 Michelle Cox <shellmultimedia at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 9:39 PM, David Metzler <metzlerd at metzlerd.com> wrote:
>> 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 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).
> I love the idea.  I have too many privileges on my normal user because I
> find it tedious to switch to another user to do admin stuff quick. I've
> tried both the Devl and Masquerade options and didn't care for them. I'd
> love to have my normal user where I could click something and all the admin
> options show up and click something else and they all go away without
> actually changing users.
> Michelle

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