an alternative approach to visudo & /etc/sudoers
rene7705 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 14:47:21 UTC 2010
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/504671#5 : sudoers corrupted
- all root xs lost (declared invalid)
Hmm.. i admit, i should've read the comments in the file i was editing.
But just a suggestion; you could have sudo keep a backup copy of the
last known good for /etc/sudoers.
If it detects a corrupt /etc/sudoers, it tells you it's using the
backup (and it's location).
That way, i as an app coder can focus on app coding instead of having
to read the entire comments for every OS config file i need to edit,
hoping to spot that comment that is going to save me from creating
fatal errors by beginner mistake.
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