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Date:      Tue, 6 Sep 2011 20:00:38 +0200
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        Matthew Seaman <>
Cc:        Fbsd8 <>,
Subject:   Re: wheel group & mkdir
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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.

Magdeburg, Germany
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