./sudo: can't open /etc/sudoers: Permission denied

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Mon Jul 28 18:22:34 EDT 2003

It sounds like you have not actually installed the sudo binary.
You cannot run it from the build directory since it must run
as root (uid 0).  When you do "make install" as root, sudo will
be installed with the correct owner and permissions (owner root,
mode 4111).

 - todd

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