Why do all the sudo? [was Re: Software updater no longer functional]

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 10:41:16 UTC 2017


On 23 January 2017 at 12:38, Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> is somewhat tidier *and* easier to understand than:-


Shorter, yes. Less to read, yes.

But:
* more dangerous
* more error-prone
* less logging

It's not about efficiency. It's about helping people without giving
them too much rope to hang themselves.

Shortness and efficiency are also shortcuts to danger.


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