[development] Drupal SU module anyone?

David Metzler metzlerd at metzlerd.com
Tue May 12 01:20:24 UTC 2009

Earnie et al ,

Certainly Masquerade works as does devel.  I was already aware of  
those.  I'm kind of trying to figure out whether I want admin users  
to be my special "Admin" (In my case uid=1) or I let them be  
"Anyone" .  I was fully aware that I might be being a bit over the  
top with regard to this requirement, and I'm beginning to wonder  
based on this response whether creating such a module might do more  
harm (in terms of duplication) than good (in terms of reduced feature  

I wasn't aware of adminrole, and having that brought up made me think  
this might be better submitted as a patch to that than its own  
module, but I'm still waffling a bit here.

The real reason that drives me to this though is that you can't apply  
updates without being uid=1, and that is a particular responsibility  
I wanted to share amongs admins in my dev shop. I know that I can  
hack update.php but people keep forgetting to "unhack it", so I was  
hoping to find a better way.

Sounds like people would rather have some combination temporarily  
assert adminrole than become uid=1  being separated. I'm going to  
think this over before creating any more duplication.


On May 11, 2009, at 4:31 AM, Earnie Boyd wrote:

> Quoting Arancaytar Ilyaran <arancaytar.ilyaran at gmail.com>:
>> This is a terrific idea. I wanted something like that too, a few  
>> week ago.
> You must have missed my response.  See http://drupal.org/project/ 
> masquerade.
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