cj at moodog.org.uk
Tue Apr 4 20:07:39 UTC 2006
Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:
>>> I'm writing a script. How can I find out, from the script, if the
>>> current user is in the sudoers list?
>> This may be of help, from sudo(1):
>> -l The -l (list) option will list out the allowed (and
>> forbidden) commands for the user on the current host.
> The problem with that is that you need sudo access to run it. If I knew
> I could run that command I would already have the information I need :P
Surely you could just test for the effective user id of the current
user? Should be root/0 if they're running your script with sudo.
Or is the aim of your script to do something with sudoers?
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