[sudo-users] Upgrade issue

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at courtesan.com
Thu May 26 16:32:51 EDT 2011

On Thu, 26 May 2011 15:28:44 CDT, Keshava Murthy wrote:

> Thanks Todd. That worked. After the install I had to add
> /usr/local/sbin and /usr/local/bin to PATH in  /etc/environment. Is
> there an option I can specify during the upgrade so as to retain these
> values.

The old package put those binaries in /usr/sbin and /usr/bin.  The
new one uses /usr/local/sbin and /usr/local/bin.

> Also, if I run a  upgrade the /etc/sudoers file doesn't reflect the
> fields for 1.7.4 version. It just retains the old sudoers file from
> the old version. Is there any upgrade option I can use so that the old
> configurations gets transfered over to the new sudoers file.

I'm not sure what you mean by this.  An upgrade should not modify
an existing /etc/sudoers file.

 - todd

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