On 9/2/09, Jerry <ges...@yahoo.com> wrote: > I have set up several 'alias' definitions in my .bashrc file. They are > honored when run as either a regular user or as root. However, when I > prefix a command with 'sudo', the alias is no longer honored. In other > words, the actual command is run;however, any flags that I was passing > to it via 'alias' are lost. How can I circumvent this annoyance. > > Example, I often use 'pico' from within 'xterm'. I set up an alias that > causes pico to use the mouse; i.e., pico -m which works fine as long as > I do not prefix the command with 'sudo' >
Because sudo calls the binary, via SUID on sudo. It doesn't pay attention to user profiles or rc files (like .bashrc). I don't use sudo, so I can't recommend past that. --TJ _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"