[pacman-dev] [PATCH 10/11] makepkg: do not ask sudo password twice

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 11:09:37 EDT 2010

On Fri 18 Jun 2010 00:30 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
> I think I have found the issue here.   We obviously have a NOPASSWD
> entry in our sudoers file so "sudo -l" does not require a password.
> So the bug is confirmed.  However the fix is not fully functional as
> if I have sudo installed but can not use it for pacman, then I can
> no longer fall back to using "su -c".  I'd choose excess password
> typing over functionality loss.

Why not just take sudo and asroot out of the equation and treat makepkg
as a real non-handholding executable?

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