[Bug 1581030] Re: Please drop --enable-admin-flag

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu May 12 13:45:41 UTC 2016

It's not useless, it is used by /etc/bash.bashrc to know whether or not
to print the help message if the user has not used sudo before.

As for moving the file to xdg-cache, please file a bug with the upstream developers here:

Once the bug has been filed, please attach it here.


** Changed in: sudo (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Wishlist

** Changed in: sudo (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Triaged

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  Please drop --enable-admin-flag

Status in sudo package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Debian doesn't compile with this flag, imho on desktop it is useless
  and clutters my home folder with .sudo-as-admin-succesful, at least
  move it to xdg-cache or something.

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