[CentOS] Sudo Build Parameters

Camron W. Fox cwfox at us.fujitsu.com
Fri Sep 8 17:47:38 UTC 2006

Steve Huff wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2006, at 7:47 PM, John Summerfield wrote:
>> I'm not fully up on all this, it's a very confusing journey, but I 
>> think that if PAM's configured to use LDAP, then sudo will too.
> it depends on what you mean by "use LDAP"; if you're just talking about 
> doing UID and password mapping via LDAP, then yes, that's handled by 
> PAM, but the --use-ldap directive to sudo enables it to pull 
> configuration information (that is usually stored in /etc/sudoers) from 
> a LDAP database, and that process has nothing to do with PAM.
> http://www.courtesan.com/sudo/readme_ldap.html
> based on that snippet of .spec file, i don't believe the stock sudo is 
> compiled with LDAP support.  Camron, do you know how to modify a SRPM?  
> you'll need to install the SRPM, edit the .spec, and recompile.
> -steve


	I've done it, but I wouldn't say I'm *comfortable* with it yet (can't 
learn if you don't do, right?).
	Also, I have this phobia about changing stock pkg installations. These 
guys have done such good work, I'd hate to screw it up!

Best Regards,

Camron W. Fox
Hilo Office
High Performance Computing Group
Fujitsu America, INC.
E-mail:		cwfox at us.fujitsu.com

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