sudo alternatives; for the minimalists

Harry Schmalzbauer freebsd at
Mon Mar 13 17:19:06 UTC 2017

Bezüglich Marko Turk's Nachricht vom 13.03.2017 16:49 (localtime):
> On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 04:41:52PM +0100, Harry Schmalzbauer wrote:
>> 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.
> Hi,
> what about rootpw option in sudo?
>      rootpw            If set, sudo will prompt for the root password instead
>                        of the password of the invoking user when running a
>                        command or editing a file.  This flag is off by
>                        default.

Thanks, seems I should have a brief (at least) look into 'sudo' before
demonizing it for another 20 years ;-)

But I'm interestend in all kind of experiences anyway!


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