Re: Apt-get for users
On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 11:37:09AM -0700, Bob Proulx wrote:
> What is the worst that can happen? Seriously, as long as they are
> using the package system they are in pretty good hands and it is
> difficult to break things in really bad ways.
It's difficult to _unintentionally_ break things in really bad ways. It is
quite easy to break things (or do anything else with root) intentionally.
So this kind of setup only works with users who are trusted in the first
place. sudo for apt-get is security-equivalent to unrestricted root access.