* martin f krafft (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050708 02:23]: > also sprach Johann Spies <email@example.com> [2005.07.08.1057 +0200]: > > How is it possible that I can enable this user not only to run > > programs from this directory, but to kill the process he started when > > necessary using SUDO - without enabling him to kill any process on the > > machine. > > The only way to do this is to write a script which ensures that the > PID is within the range of allowed PIDs, and then to give sudo > access to the script. Beware that it's easy to make mistakes in > scripts which could allow the user to gain root rights. For this particular task, it sounds like you could use pkill -x instead of writing a custom script. good times, Vineet -- http://www.doorstop.net/ -- A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? A: Top-posting. Q: What is the most annoying thing on usenet and in e-mail?
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