[FM Discuss] CLI
echerlin at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 00:49:07 PDT 2009
On Sun, Apr 19, 2009 at 5:49 PM, Andy Oram <andyo at oreilly.com> wrote:
> Adam moved some sections around in this book recently so the simpler material would come before more complicated material. The changes look good to me; I browsed a few sections and didn't see anything that used a feature before the feature was properly introduced.
> One thing to work on, though: the Superuser chapter ends strangely. It looks like someone was about to add extra material but didn't get around to it. We could remove the last sentence, or put in more material. I think someone wanted to talk about sudoers and the wheel group. That might be unnecessarily advanced for this book.
Oh, yes. That's mine. As I recall now, it requires only two more
sentences. I don't remember why I left it hanging.
It is much easier and safer to add somebody to a group that has
specific permissions than to edit permissions, even if it is just for
yourself. I can do that tomorrow, including the command for adding a
user to a group.
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