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Re: Problem of install tarball packages



On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 10:13 AM, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-09-27 at 01:10 +0800, edwardspl ita org mo wrote:
>> Aldo Foot wrote:
>>
>> >On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 9:34 AM,  <edwardspl ita org mo> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >>Dear All,
>> >>
>> >>How to config the sudo, then allow user A to install tarball packages with FC8 System ?
>> >>
>> >>
>>
>> >You use the 'visudo' command to edit the /etc/sudoers files.
>> >Don't edit that file directly.
>> >
>> >see this /etc/sudoers sample
>> >http://www.gratisoft.us/sudo/sample.sudoers
>> >
>> >'rpm' is just another command you add to the allowed commands.
>> >so for example a the CLI: "sudo rpm -Uvh someRpm.rpm',
>> >
>> >~af
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> Hello Aldo,
>>
>> Sorry, my means is tarball packages ( NOT rpm packages )...
> ----
> users don't need superuser privileges to use tar at all UNLESS they are
> trying to 'untar' into spaces where only superuser can write, in which
> case, security is out the window.
>
> Craig

You're correct. How did I mix rpm and tar? My coffee was not strong
enough this morning.. ;-)

~af


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