[ Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list. ] Christoph Lameter: > Does this cover the environment issues? I.e. is PGPPASS passed through all > of this and is the user enviroment preserved? Except when it's bad security to do so, yes. For example, it removes LD_* from the environment. > Is sudo changing the real usedid to root or only the effective userid? DESCRIPTION sudo allows a permitted user to execute a command as the superuser (real and effective uid and gid are set to 0 and root's group as set in the passwd file respectively). -- Please read <http://www.iki.fi/liw/mail-to-lasu.html> before mailing me. Please don't Cc: me when replying to my message on a mailing list.
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