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Date:      Tue, 6 Sep 2011 20:00:38 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Matthew Seaman <m.seaman@infracaninophile.co.uk>
Cc:        Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>, Freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: wheel group & mkdir
Message-ID:  <20110906200038.9d126df8.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <4E664F1C.5050702@infracaninophile.co.uk>
References:  <4E6640F0.5060902@a1poweruser.com> <4E664F1C.5050702@infracaninophile.co.uk>

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On Tue, 06 Sep 2011 17:49:32 +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Either that, or teach your
> user to use su(1) or sudo(1) so they can mkdir as root.  (Adding users
> to group wheel so they are permitted to run su(1) is a BSD-ism, and is
> the usual reason for adding anyone to wheel.)

Just an addition: In regards of what "sudo" does, see "super"
(it's in the ports, same category as sudo). It allows a fine
control over _what_ commands can be executed.



-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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