[sudo-users] Always parse error (except for empty sudoers)

josef schmid e9427749 at stud4.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Jul 1 12:00:24 EDT 2009

josef schmid wrote:
> Todd C. Miller wrote:
>> […] Can you try using the system compiler and see if that changes anything?
>> E.g. give configure --with-CC=cc
> After i read the 'Dynix' section, this was on my todo list anyway.
> But no success. :-(
> CC=cc; CFLAFS=-Ae; export CC CFLAGS
> ./configure … --with-CC=cc --with(out)-noexec
> […] Beside a problem with the HP ANSI Compiler […].
> It doesn't allow the building of noexec (No support of -b in cc
> directly, and with -Wl,-b the linker use the wrong crt0.o file).

> […] I can look at the source from the porting archive, maybe this guys
> have something hacked around. But the chances are not high.
> (On the other side, if the use -DAportable, hmm, so two things
>  left what i can try².)

Bad news for me. No (portable) binary available.
And that version have also the same compilation results.
(inclusive the linking problem for noexec.)


Maybe something has changed between 1.6.7p5 and 1.7.1 with make it 
incompatible with the old version of hp-ux (11.0).
Maybe something is wrong on my system with does only affect sudo.

> Maybe more error checks in sudo are helpful, than hopefully
> i get more information than that parsing fail.
> (I'm so shameless to ask for this. ;-) […]

however, many thanx for spending your time,

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