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Re: Closing a privilege escalation

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: Closing a privilege escalation
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 10:29:40 -0400
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On 2018-04-27 05:50, Marcin Borkowski wrote:
> On 2018-04-26, at 23:05, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:
>> to arrange to take advantage later.  One way is by editing .emacs
>> so that it will do something bad next time the user runs Emacs under sudo.
> Out of curiosity: why would anyone run Emacs under sudo?  Shouldn't it
> be disabled?  (Possibly, there might be option, called
> e.g. --i-explicitly-do-ask-for-troubles, which could enable that.)

Force of habit, I guess. I know about TRAMP's sudo method and I sometimes use 
it, but for quick edits I often just use sudo emacs /etc/apt/sources.list, for 

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