visudo enhancement to edit-syntax-check arbitrary files

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at
Fri Dec 14 16:05:52 EST 2001

In message <15386.26859.77559.185246 at>
	so spake Bob Proulx (rwp):

> Are you running visudo as group 'root' such that you can read the
> file?  It triggers a question of how that works since it doesn't seem
> like it should.

Yes, I am in group 0.

> But it poses a new question.  Will the new -f and -c options combine
> so that this works?
>   visudo -c -f /tmp/sudoers.tmp


 - todd

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