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Old 06-15-2010, 02:15 PM   #1
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Question I'm using freebsd-update with FreeBSD - should I use env_keep in sudoers?

I'm a member of the wheel group and I installed sudo. In the sudoers file, it has the option (by uncommenting the lines) of using env_keep for certain environment variables for use with "pkg_* utilities and fetch" and portupgrade. Should I use these if I plan on using freebsd-update for my updates and patches and sudo for general administration? Should I have env_reset set in the Defaults? Neither? I take it that if you use ports, you should? I'm still reading the handbook.

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Old 06-20-2010, 10:57 PM   #2
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I personally prefer using "su -". Very quick and easy.


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