Using a password with ‘sudo’ (was: Quotation Ugliness)
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Wed Nov 26 08:02:02 CET 2014
Tim Daneliuk <tundra at tundraware.com> writes:
> Here's a usecase - I want to know whether I need to use a sudo
> password when the user passes a command on the command line of a
> In the first instance, I need the sudo passoword, in the second I don't.
I don't understand what “need a sudo password” means, or what you would
do differently if you detect one case or the other. It's the ‘sudo’
command itself that determines whether you need a password, so what is
your Python code going to do differently?
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