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Re: Request for review - update/software management tutorial (updated links)



On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 19:37 +0100, Stuart Ellis wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 13:12 -0500, Tommy Reynolds wrote:
> > Uttered "Stuart Ellis" <s ellis fastmail co uk>, spake thus:
> > 
> > > HTML:
> > > 
> > > http://www.se.clara.net/fedora/software-management-en/index.html
> > 
> > Dunno if it has been mentioned before, but could all those "su -c
> > foo" lines be replaced by "sudo foo"?  We should encourage the use of
> > sudo(1) because it generates an audit trail, while "su -c" is untraceable.
> 
> It's really a workaround for the fact that sudo isn't configured by
> default. I didn't think that I could safely use sudo in the example
> commands, since even if the Hardening Guide was up and could be linked
> to, there's no guarantee that the user/admin would have successfully
> gone through the setup beforehand.

I like the idea of using sudo as well, but Stuart's obviously right in
the more global sense of not making assumptions when you're writing a
doc.  But... do I sense the need for a sudo-tutorial? :-)

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Paul W. Frields, RHCE                          http://paul.frields.org/
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