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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk

Alan Barrett <> writes:

> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008, Eric Gillespie wrote:
> > > >   SU_CMD=sudo -H -u root sh -c
> > > 
> > > Perhaps you also need the -E flag and/or some settings in the sudooers
> > > config file to make sudo preserve the environment?
> > 
> > Well, my first response is: Why should I need that now?  Was this
> > new need announced?
> Huh?  It's up to you to choose your SU_CMD, and I was trying to
> help you to find a command that worked in your environment.

I chose this command 7 or 8 years ago, and only now has it been
broken.  It's even documented in defaults/mk.conf (without -H -u
root, to be sure, but I verified that the exact command there
fares no better).

Can we stop denying the issue now, and discuss a fix?

Eric Gillespie <*>

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