Re: /sys/power/state question with sudoers!
On Sun, Aug 19, 2007 at 01:58:10PM +0300, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 19, 2007 at 11:36:03AM +0200, Gilles Mocellin wrote:
> > I've just read the manpage of sudo, and here's what it says :
> > To make a usage listing of the directories in the /home partition. Note that
> > this runs the commands in a sub-shell to make the cd and file redirection
> > work.
> > $ sudo sh -c "cd /home ; du -s * ??? sort -rn > USAGE"
> > So, you can do it in on command, sudo is lauching a shell, which is
> > responsible of redirections, pipes, chaining commands...
> Please correct me if I'm wrong, but this defeats the purpose of
> restricting sudo to a certain set of commands.
You could put the command in a script, owned by root, executable by root
only, then tell sudo to let you run that command. This should then log
that command being run.