Jeff Kennedy jlkennedy at amcc.com
Mon Jun 24 10:41:22 EDT 2002

I wanted to get some confirmation that I'm not missing anything.  We
want interns to be able to edit certain files like hosts and ethers but
obviously do not want them to have any root capability.  With 'sudo vi'
they have the ability to execute shell commands as root or simply break
out into a root shell.

Using rvim I was unable to do the above-mentioned things but wanted to
make sure I'm not missing a gotcha.  No ':!' commands were allowed nor
was a shell escape.

Anything else I might be missing?  Not counting root shell scripts that
allow breaks; simply from an editing point of view.

Jeff Kennedy
Unix Administrator
jlkennedy at amcc.com

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