ecryptfs requires a full logged in root user to work

Bug #1669982 reported by mhogo mchungu on 2017-03-04
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Bug Description

ecryptfs does not seem to work when root privileges are obtained through "su","pkexec" or sudo" and works when root privileges are obtained through "su -" suggesting it requires a login shell for some reason.

More info about the problem is discussed here: https://github.com/mhogomchungu/ecryptfs-simple/issues/2

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