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Re: Default sudo setup (Was: Re: The Future of Fedora.)



On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Michael K. Johnson wrote:

> I think we'd want to do things differently -- using the wheel group
> instead of inventing another group, having a root password by default,
> prompting for root password for users not in the wheel group and for
> their own password for users in the wheel group, but certainly having
> a checkbox for "administrative priviledges" when adding a user graphically
> and acting on that is worth discussion.

This sounds something like what's being asked for in Bug #86188 / Bug 
#81255. Matt's (unlike mine ;-) even has code....

Of course, with SELinux in place, a role-based approach would probably be 
a better long-term solution.

later,
chris




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