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[bug#43851] [PATCH] gnu: sudo: Depend on python-minimal instead of pytho
[bug#43851] [PATCH] gnu: sudo: Depend on python-minimal instead of python.
Fri, 09 Oct 2020 20:48:55 +0200
Maxim Cournoyer 写道：
What kind of uses does the Python bindings provide?
They're not bindings in the way I understand the term; more like a
plug-in interface that allows you to implement security policies
beyond the rudimentary ‘sudoers’ format (or writing a C extension
*shudder*). Basically: what we would have used Guile for :-)
The rest of the world uses Python.
However, PAM is not relevant to the discussion & served only to
If we don't have any use for it, I think it may be better to let
dependency go altogether, to keep sudo as small and secure as
I don't think sudo is either, nor does the presence of Python
affect that meaningfully. But let's stop this pointless
discussion since removing it helps the Hurd progress. That's
The Hurd is a lot more exciting than the removal of sudo Python
support -- and actually *will* improve security!
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[bug#43851] [PATCH] gnu: sudo: Depend on python-minimal instead of python., Danny Milosavljevic, 2020/10/08