Now that you know how to set
sudo permissions, let’s see how to actually use it. First, let’s tell
sudo that your account has permission to run any command. (You should have root access on your test machine, at least, so this won’t be a security issue.)
The easy way to accomplish this is to uncomment the sudoers entry allowing
wheel members access to all commands.
%wheel ALL=(ALL) SETENV: ALL
As a user in
wheel, check your
$ sudo -l Password: Matching Defaults entries for mwlucas on this host: env_keep+="DESTDIR DISTDIR EDITOR FETCH_CMD FLAVOR FTPMODE GROUP MAKE", env_keep+="MAKECONF MULTI_PACKAGES NOMAN OKAY_FILES OWNER PKG_CACHE", env_keep+="PKG_DBDIR PKG_DESTDIR PKG_PATH PKG_TMPDIR PORTSDIR", env_keep+="RELEASEDIR ...