Compiling sudo on OSF1 tru64 V5.1 2650 alpha

Once you have all the Tru64 UNIX licenses in place, you want go multiuser. So add your users, groups etc and start worrying about elevating to root

A short howto on compiling and installing  sudo 1.7.10p9 ( current legacy release) on OSF1 tru64 V5.1 2650 alpha.

Download sudo 1.7.10p9 from

Upload the tar.gz via sftp to the VM

SSH to the VM as root and extract the gzipped tarball. Standard configure/make works out of the box.

# ./configure
# make 
# make install

When running make install I got errors such as these :

sample.*; do /bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 $f /usr/local/share/doc/sudo; done)
#(cd . && for f in README.LDAP schema.* sudoers2ldif; do /bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 $f /usr/local/share/doc/sudo; done)
/bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 ./ /usr/local/man/man8/sudo.8
/bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 ./ /usr/local/man/man8/sudoreplay.8
/bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 ./ /usr/local/man/man8/visudo.8
/bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 ./ /usr/local/man/man4/sudoers.4
#/bin/ksh ./install-sh -c -O 0 -G 0 -m 0644 ./ /usr/local/man/man4/sudoers.ldap.4
#/bin/ksh: No such file or directory
*** Exit 1

Don’t want to dig in too deeply, we just need the sudo binary anyway … so copy the compiled sudo to /usr/local/sbin/ and set appropriate permissions

# cp sudo /usr/local/sbin 
# chmod +s /usr/local/sbin/sudo

Next edit the /etc/sudoers or create your users definition in /etc/sudoers.d/ to suite your needs.

Dont forget to include /usr/local/sbin in your users path






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