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Microsoft Patents Sudo?!!

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at> wrote:
> Most of use use the sudo(8) command frequently, and Debian and derivatives no longer
> allow direct root access.

That's true of many derivatives (most notably Ubuntu), but not Debian
itself (never has been).

> Before sudo(8) became part of most distros, many Unix users simply wrote
> their own tool to become super user for a short time.

I guess those users were not aware of:

$ su -c <cmd>

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