OpenBSD Moving sudo to Ports

Earlier this month on a development mailing list Todd C. Miller, the current sudo developer and an OpenBSD contributor, announced that after consultation with Theo de Raadt the sudo utility in OpenBSD would be moving from the base system to the OpenBSD ports collection. The utility sudo was originally developed by Bob Coggeshall and Cliff Spencer at SUNY Buffalo for 4.1 BSD running on a VAX-11/750 sometime around 1980 and Todd C. Miller adopted sudo development in 1994. According to Theo de Raadt there are no immediate plans to introduce a tool to the base system as a replacement for sudo introducing a "gap" before considering potential base system replacements. The original superuser utility su will however remain a part of the base system.

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