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Bug#863565: marked as done (default install of 'sudo')

Your message dated Sun, 28 May 2017 21:24:14 +0200
with message-id <20170528192414.GL32244@gpm.stappers.nl>
and subject line Re: Bug#863565: default install of 'sudo'
has caused the Debian Bug report #863565,
regarding default install of 'sudo'
to be marked as done.

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Package: debian-installer
Severity: wishlist

Please install 'sudo' default.

Explaining why it is not installed, is also fine.

Geert Stappers
Leven en laten leven

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On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 08:49:49PM +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Philipp Kern <pkern@debian.org> (2017-05-28):
> > On 28.05.2017 19:03, Geert Stappers wrote:
> > > Please install 'sudo' default.
> > > 
> > > Explaining why it is not installed, is also fine.
> > 
> > Don't we install it already when the root password is unset? (I.e. I
> > think then you end up with a setup where the primary user is allowed to
> > sudo to root.)
> Yeah; documented (even if a bit hidden) in:
>   https://www.debian.org/releases/jessie/amd64/apas03.html.en

Thanks for high-lighting

    If you do not specify a password for the `root` user this account
    will be disabled but the sudo package will be installed later to
    enable administrative tasks to be carried out on the new system.

Geert Stappers
Closing this bugreport
Leven en laten leven

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