[sudo-users] sudo and ulimits on aix 5.3

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Thu Mar 6 13:00:53 EST 2008

In message <B891DE29-25EB-440A-8BD8-134BE7EBAFDE at packetsniffers.org>
	so spake dosman (dosman):

> I am having problems getting sudo to use the ulimits of the user it is  
> running my process as. It's possible we've had this problem all along  
> and never noticed until now. It looks like the -c flag is supposed to  
> cause this to work however my sudo doesn't appear to accept that flag  
> (platform dependant - no love for AIX?). I've tried this with sudo  
> 1.6.8p12 and 1.6.9p13. Is there any hope or are users of unixes  
> without BSD login classes left out in the cold? ;)

Would you mind giving sudo 1.7b3 a whirl?  I've added code that
should set the resource limits on AIX but I don't have an AIX machine
to test on:


 - todd

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