[sudo-users] Why is root in the sudoers file?

Justin Alcorn justin at jalcorn.net
Fri Jun 25 22:35:46 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 9:06 PM, Mark Janssen <maniac.nl at gmail.com> wrote:

> said, root is already root, and running sudo again won't cause much
> harm (and will log whatever command was run).

That's the point.  Even if you "sudo su -" you should continue to run
EVERY command with sudo - so you have an audit trail of what you did.
It's just good sysadmin hygiene.
Justin B. Alcorn
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