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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-users] the state of sudo

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 12:31:45 -0600
> I don't think sudo should be a dependency.

It only is a dependency on distributions that use sudo in their core
packages such as Ubuntu.

> Also, why does trinity have it's own sudo? I'd think it should be able to
> find it in $PATH?

Look up the sudo RPATH "feature".  Basically if the application is not
present in /usr/bin or a handful of other hardcoded directories sudo won't
find it.