[sudo-workers] Monty Python insults

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at sudo.ws
Fri Mar 2 18:39:55 MST 2018

On Fri, 02 Mar 2018 17:42:01 -0500, R P Herrold wrote:

> One issue with potentially misunderstood matter is that it 
> gets ripped out, as some distributions get used in a business.  
> I recall that xscreensaver, and fortune each had potentially 
> distressing matter, and so ....

While this is true, sudo's insults are not enabled by default so
they are usually included, just in a disabled form.

> Perhaps coming up with 'sourcing' an insult from the stock 
> collection, along with supplementing it with content in well 
> structured files (see, eg, fortune, for an example of the file 
> format), in a directory format such as:
> 	/etc/sudo.d/ 
> Similar to the way that 'pam' or 'apache' can let extending 
> files be 'dropped into a directory, and merged in?

I've had something like this on my todo list for a very long time.
It just hasn't been high priority.

 - todd

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