[sudo-users] HOWTO put many editors easily

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Nov 17 17:54:22 EST 2004

The best way to do this is to use sudo 1.6.8 or higher and give them
access to sudoedit.  E.g.

Cmnd_Alias	RESOLV = sudoedit /etc/resolv.conf

Then the user can run "sudoedit /etc/resolv.conf" and it will use
what the VISUAL or EDITOR environment variable says to use.  The
editor will run as the invoking user so there is no problem with
shell escapes.

 - todd

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