sudo (was: Re: cdrecord, cdrdao and gtoaster)

Fred W. Noltie Jr. noltie at
Wed Apr 9 17:17:23 PDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 07:14:03PM -0400, E. J. Cerejo wrote:
> I've heard very good things about sudo but I was never able to figure 
> out on how to write the sudoers file from reading the man page, I tried 
> to use it for the mount command before I ended up doing something else 
> to solve that problem instead of sudo and since then I haven't fooled 
> around with sudo anymore. I looked for a simple tutorial on it but 
> didn't find much documentation except for the manuals.

Perhaps taking a look at sudoers.sample (in /usr/local/etc) would help; I
wrote mine by simply following the examples there.



The consequences of being at war, and therefore in danger, makes the
handing-over of all power to a small caste seem the natural, unavoidable
condition of survival. - George Orwell, 1984

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