[sudo-users] Problem with shell wildcard

Matthew Hannigan mlh at zip.com.au
Wed Mar 7 02:06:24 EST 2007

On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 03:34:27PM +1000, Paul Stepowski wrote:
> A fix might be to include a feature in sudo (disabled by default) to expand
> wildcards in commands.  Most shells expend "*" in the same way, so you wouldn't

You can put something like
	sh -c 'ls /var/log/*'
as the command in sudoers.

It's a little fiddly to get right because sudo checks the string exactly.


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