Gerry, > I'm not sure I'm comfortable, from a security perspective, offering your > script our root passwords. Well, OK, I'm comfortable with doing it if > I'm sure it's YOUR script, but how do I know? > > Wouldn't it be better to utilize sudo in this regard, or if the ldm user > isn't sudo-enabled, to handle it as a separate task? You can always *not* give the superuser's password. You'll just have to execute the command "make root-actions" as the superuser after executing the "make install". This is all documented -- in detail in the HTML pages and briefly by the configure(1) script. > Thanks, gerry > -- > Gerry Creager -- address@hidden > Texas Mesonet -- AATLT, Texas A&M University > Cell: 979.229.5301 Office: 979.458.4020 FAX: 979.862.3983 > Office: 1700 Research Parkway Ste 160, TAMU, College Station, TX 77843 Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: ILV-268404 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: Closed
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