Bug 10004 - pump: must be root to query status
pump: must be root to query status
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: pump (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Erik Troan
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Reported: 2000-03-06 03:47 EST by giulioo
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-03-06 08:28:38 EST
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Description giulioo 2000-03-06 03:47:04 EST
pump wants me to be root to execute:
pump -i eth0 --status
I think pump should allow you to query the interface status as normal
user, as the info it outputs are not secrets.
Comment 1 Erik Troan 2000-03-06 08:28:59 EST
While doing this would be a nice touch, it would require a setuid pump binary,
which we don't feel is worthwhile. If sysadmins care to publish this information
for their users, pump 0.7.8 supports a "script" which makes this easy for them
to do on a per-machine basis.

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