Asking a user for the root password and executing root only commands...

logistix logistix at
Thu Oct 31 22:11:56 CET 2002

> > Is /home mounted nosuid on your system?
> The (few) Unices I know don't allow suid root
> scripts. And they are right IMVHO.
> What system do you've got?

BSD, specifically OpenBSD 3.2.  Didn't occur to me that that 'feature'
would be shut off in Linux  (which I'm guessing the above poster uses
since he doesn't have a wheel group).

Of course you could always just setuid root on python itself ;)

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