edit root alias when installing the OS

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Jan 5 06:59:07 UTC 2006

On Jan 04, 2006, at 22:51, Michael A. Peters wrote:

> On Wed, 2006-01-04 at 16:33 -0600, Tommy Reynolds wrote:
>> Since folk appear receptive to automatically adding the root email
>> address, could we extend a similar functionality, offering to add the
>> first user account into /etc/sudoers?  The su(8) approach is just
>> so-o-o-o open to the dark side.
> sudo is useful but is very dangerous - and the way Apple and some  
> of the
> distro's implement it is absolutely stupid.
> If you are going to enable sudo, it has to be done extremely  
> carefully -
> so that a shell can be spawned.

I presume you meant "so that a shell CAN'T be spawned".

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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