Problem with Wildcard and Space Delimited Strings

Audry Peterson audry.peterson at
Tue Oct 10 14:05:36 EDT 2000

After successfully build Sudo 1.6.3p5 under Solaris 2.6, I am
encountering problems
when using sudo with commands that require spaces or wildcard character
as parameters.

For example:

The following command returns :

 % sudo find . -name  \* -print
  find: bad option 1.5.4
  find: path-list predicate-list

while the same arguments passed without sudo are successful:

  % find . -name \* -print

This symtom is not isolated to sudo-1.6.3p5 in that previous
releases built under Solaris 2.6 exhibit the same behavior

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