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Re: apache2: Could not open configuration file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Permission denied




Am 16.10.18 um 11:56 schrieb Jonathan Dowland:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:09:39AM +0200, Martin wrote:
>>>     sudo su - www-data -s /bin/sh
>>
>> Don't use sudo with su. It is evil.
>> You want to use 'sudo -i' in this case.
> 
> Fascism is evil. This is just unnecessary.

Good point.

> 
> (I'm guilty of still typing "sudo su -" via muscle memory even after
> your messages on the subject. I asked a former UNIX sysadmin colleague
> of mine and he does the same. We suspect that it was from our days
> supporting Solaris, and a sudo that did not implement -i.)

I know. And if I do right, it was not even officially available for Solaris. It came from this Sunfreeware site. Which still exists with a sudo version from 2014.

Cheers on that, old man!!