Re: ReInstall of System borked Admin Pwd for Apps
On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 09:03:38AM +0100, Joe wrote:
> On Sat, 3 Sep 2011 19:48:33 -0400
> Stephen Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Cool. Thanks for the help.
> > Strange why that line isn't there aye?
> Sudo in sid has just been updated to a version with a different
> sudoers file format. Those who opted for a new configuration file got
> the empty one quoted above, those who opted to keep theirs kept their
> own additions to the old one. The latter also ended up with a sudo which
> couldn't see sbin and the lower level sbins, which then stopped further
> updates from working under sudo... possibly a changelog would have been
> in order?
> The clean new sudoers was also provided (as the .dpkg-dist file), so it
> wasn't too hard to combine the two (clue: the Defaults secure_path
> configuration is necessary to restore the path to include the sbins).
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Thanks for the explanation.