[sudo-users] Sudo seems to run mail command and fails on read-only file system

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Wed Dec 8 08:16:40 EST 2010

In message <4CFF7DBC.90000 at wilson-cooke.co.uk>
	so spake Geoffrey Viljoen (geoff):

> Does anyone know what sudo might be attempting to do with the mail 
> command when I correctly authenticate?

Sudo can be configured to send mail for all commands, check your
sudoers file for the mail_always setting.

 - todd

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