root permissions

Walter Moreira walterm at
Mon Feb 12 14:49:07 CET 2001

Hello Python people.

Hope this question not to be too off topic.
Inside a Python script I must read a file owned by root with permissions
600. But I want the script can be executed by a normal user. What can I do?

I am using sudo but this implies that the users must be listed in /etc/sudoers
and they get all the privileges. Is there an elegant solution?

Thanks.  -- Walter

Walter Moreira # Centro de Matematica # Universidad de la Republica
walterm at     Uruguay
        /OD\_        | "Agent Smith: Never send a human to do a
 O o . |_o_o_)       |  machine's job."      -- From ``The Matrix''

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