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Re: VI wrapper for SUDO? - another bad way ??

bill@wards.net (William R. Ward) writes:

> Gerfried Fuchs writes:
[setuid scripts]
>> You have a misinformation/misinterpretation there.  It's not disabled,
>>it's simply not possible in the way scripts are run.

> It's been an option on traditional Unix systems for a long time.

It's perfectly possible to implement, but Linus chose not to do so for
security reasons.  So you were both right.  It is disabled, from the
point of view of intentional nonimplementation.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
Stay together, drag each other down.

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