problem with visudo

Matthew Hamilton DocUNIX at
Wed Oct 10 17:25:31 EDT 2001

 Running Solaris 7 and 8
----- Original Message -----
From: Todd C. Miller
Sent: Wednesday, October 10, 2001 3:59 PM
To: Matthew Hamilton
Cc: sudo-users at
Subject: Re: problem with visudo
In message <OE6813POHvVEumgyIXg0000d3b1 at>
so spake "Matthew Hamilton" (DocUNIX):

> /usr/local/sbin/visudo: Editor (/usr/bin/vi) failed with exit status 512,
>  /usr/local/sudoconf/sudoers unchanged.

What OS are you running?  I've seen operating systems where vi does
an exit(1) but never before one that did exit(2) like your seems
to do.

- todd
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