[Chicago-talk] mkdir() question

John Kristoff jtk at depaul.edu
Fri Dec 3 09:10:54 PST 2010

On Thu, Dec 02, 2010 at 03:25:01PM -0800, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> Where have you been where it's been on by default?

Good question.  Odd, I've not used it much, but the few times I have
had to it's been on CentOS systems.  Looks like CentOS (or most likely
whatever RedHat-based package they get it from) enables it by default.

> I mean, if you care about ttys, you use a password.  But a passwordless
> sudo invocation should *not* ever need a tty.

Indeed, it took me awhile to realize why my cron job wasn't working
when I first ran into this.


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