[sudo-users] Latest Stable release for SUDO

Rakesh Rajasekharan rakesh.rajasekharan at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 00:57:40 EDT 2011

Thanks Todd... would give this a try and will let you know the results.


On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 8:28 PM, Todd C. Miller
<Todd.Miller at courtesan.com>wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 19:12:34 +0530, Rakesh Rajasekharan wrote:
> > I have been using the Sudo 1.6.9p13 version for quite some time now and
> > would like to upgrade to the latest stable release. I tried to compile
> the
> > 1.0.8 version but the compiled binary did not work as expected. Can
> someone
> > please let me know the stable release of SUDO to I could be taken up for
> > compilation.
> The latest stable version of sudo is 1.8.1.  There are also binary
> packages available at http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/download.html#binary
> The sudo 1.7.x branch is in maintenance mode and will only receive
> bug fixes (not new features).  The sudo 1.6.x branch is no longer
> supported.  Note that there are a lot of changes in sudo 1.8.x
> compared to earlier versions.  You should always read the UPGRADE
> file (located in the doc directory for sudo 1.8.x) when upgrading
> sudo.
> > Also, the letter "p" that follows the version number , has that got any
> > significance in determing a stable release.
> That indicates a patchlevel.
>  - todd

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