[sudo-users] Spaces in variable assignment from command args
kevinshortt at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 11:47:59 EDT 2011
Try it with single ticks..
sudo -i -u user make -C 'FOO=this is a test'
Just a thought.
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:48 AM, Todd C. Miller
<Todd.Miller at courtesan.com>wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Jul 2011 15:36:22 -0300, Bogdano Arendartchuk wrote:
> > I have noticed that after installing sudo 1.7.6p2 on my system the
> > following command stopped working as expected:
> > sudo -i -u user make -C "FOO=this is a test"
> > The argv of make was expected to be "FOO=this is a test", but it
> > has only "FOO=this". I tried escaping the spaces and adding escaped
> > quotes, but it didn't help.
> This is an unfortunate consequence of a change made in sudo 1.7.5
> to delay escaping of special characters in command argument for
> "sudo -s" and "sudo -i". It will be fixed in sudo 1.8.2 and I'll
> probably make a sudo 1.7.7 release about the same time.
> - todd
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