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

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Mon Jan 23 15:18:02 UTC 2017


On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 12:41:16PM +0200, Liam Proven wrote:
> 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
Why?

> * more error-prone
Why?

> * less logging
But does that make it easier or more difficult to find problems?  More
logging isn't *necessarily* better.

> Shortness and efficiency are also shortcuts to danger.
> 
Absolutely not!  Efficiency is elegance, elegance is fewer errors.

-- 
Chris Green



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