[sudo-users] Question about sudo

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Tue Feb 22 12:59:42 EST 2005

In message <4202CEFB000ABCCE at mssbzhb-int.msg.bluewin.ch>
	so spake  (nassiba):

> Sudo (superuser do) allows a system administrator to give certain users (or
> groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as root while
> logging all commands and arguments. The sudoers file is installed in /usr/loc
> al/etc,
> rather than /etc. Note that in this version, the sudoers file cannot contain
> spaces or tabs before labels. This is different than in some earlier versions
> .
> Therefore, if you are moving your sudoers file from a previous version, you
> may need to do some minor editing - installs in /usr/local. 

This is not entirely correct.  The truth is that the various alias
declarations and Defaults entries must start at the beginning of
the line.

 - todd

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