sudo vs su in wineinstall
truiken at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 22:52:03 CST 2006
On 1/29/06, n0dalus <n0dalus+redhat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/30/06, James Hawkins <truiken at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If the user is not in the /etc/sudoers configuration file, it just
> > complains you're not in the configuration and asks for the root
> > password.
> /etc/sudoers is not usually world-readable. The way to do it would be
> with `sudo -l`, but this requires the user's password, and we'd have
> to parse any fine-grained security options.
I think you misunderstood what I'm saying. We don't check
/etc/sudoers for the user's configuration. If the user is not in
/etc/sudoers and the user runs sudo, the sudo program complains that
the user is not in the configuration and asks for the root password.
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