sudo alternatives; for the minimalists

Harry Schmalzbauer freebsd at
Mon Mar 13 15:41:55 UTC 2017

 Dear list,

after more than two decades of daily FreeBSD usage, I'm still astonished
that almost everybody else seems to use 'sudo'.
I don't use it because I don't agree with the idea to authorize with the
user password which I already used for current credentials.

But, I'd like to profit from cached credentials, like I experienced on

I agree with 'su root -c', which prompts for the SuperUser password to
get SuperUser priviledges and I once stumbled across a sudo-alternative
which does the same, but I don't remember it's name and it seems there
are a lot of more or less similar sudo-replacements.  Unfortunately I
haven't ever tried any of these and am always short in time.  Is there
any similar credential caching alternative like MacOS has?

I'd highly appreciate suggestions, especially from people sharing my



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