True, if that was the case I'd use sudo. But I'm the only user on my systems that I'd trust with root access, so there's no point with my setup.
On 4/5/07, Pietro Cerutti <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
On 4/5/07, Schiz0 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I don't use sudo. I find it rather pointless. If I need to do something as > root, I use su to gain root privileges, then when I'm done, I exit and > return to the original user. The user running su must be in the group > "wheel" to be able to su to root. This is a simple yet convenient security > system. What when you have several people with different privileges wanting to do stuff that normally only root can? Would you give your root password to everyone, or rather install sudo and define exactly what a user can do? -- Pietro Cerutti - ASCII Ribbon Campaign - against HTML e-mail and proprietary attachments www.asciiribbon.org
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