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Re: [opensuse-factory] sudo and makeSUSEdvd [Was: makeSUSEdvd error]
On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 08:14:21AM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote:

> Running it as root is the purpose of "sudo", but not knowing the root password.
> Consider a configuration skeletton (from HP-UX):
> # User alias specification
> User_Alias MEDIA_OPERATOR = %dba, windl
> # Cmnd alias specification
> Cmnd_Alias CHANGE_CD = /usr/sbin/mount /SD_CDROM,\
> /usr/sbin/umount /SD_CDROM

OK. How are you going to change the file if you don't have the root
password? Also I did not think that HP-UX was Linux. made my scripts to
work on Linux. If it works on something else, great. If not, pity.

> > With several thousand downloads, I would expect some people complaining.
> > So it seems almost nobody changes the default.
> That's bad!

Apparently not really that bad. YMMV.

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