question on parsing directory locations

Heikki Korpela heko at
Wed Apr 18 15:40:07 EDT 2001

On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, john ctr kelly wrote:

> Cmnd_Alias      SYSTOOLS  = /sbin/linuxconf, /bin/kill, /bin/rvi /home/jkelly/*   This doesnt work
> Sorry, user jkelly is not allowed to execute '/bin/rvi /home/jkelly/x' as root on wkstnl05.

This wildcard is globbed by shell, not by sudo. You can do /bin/rvi
/home/jkelly/*, or add /bin/rvi /home/jkelly/x.

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