[sudo-users] Giving access to one app for all users
p_thompson at mac.com
Fri May 19 15:05:25 EDT 2006
On 18-May-06, at 5:01 PM, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Paul Thompson wrote:
>> When I modified the sudoers file, I cd to /etc and then
>> authenticated as root before I ran visudo -f /etc/sudoers to modify
>> the file.
> You are editing /etc/sudoers.
> The visudo command should have the path already compiled into it. You
> should be able to simply run visudo and edit the file without having
> to go to a particular place and specifying the filename directly.
> sudo visudo
>> Pirates-Cove:~ paul$ strings /usr/bin/sudo | grep sudoers
> Looks to me like your sudo command is compiled to use
> /private/etc/sudoers and not /etc/sudoers. Don't you agree?
Okay, here's the part where I show my limited knowledge, but I
thought that the etc folder lived in the /private directory. Is it
possible that it is different on your system? Or my system might
have a problem.
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