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Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Wed May 21 14:37:54 UTC 2008

Mario Vukelic wrote:

> On Tue, 2008-05-20 at 15:48 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> That's just who, what and where.
> Derek, you seriously need to read man sudoers.

I have.  It's a very simple configuration, compared to many things we've
>> It already _has_ a parser, it's not rocket science.
> A parser. But you want the GUI tool to prevent the admin from doing
> things wrong.

If you have a program that accepts configuration options and acts on them,
then you already have the basics of everything you need in a configuration
tool.  That's why the config tools need to be integrated with the apps.

> In another post someone already showed to you that visudo 
> lets you lock yourself out of the system perfectly well. (Though you
> might not have seen this yet)

There were a couple of jerks whose initial posts were of the "you're an
idiot" type, who've been plonked.


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