Commit e5794973 authored by Jaromil's avatar Jaromil

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.TH SUP 1 sup\-1.0 .TH SUP 1 sup\-1.2
.SH NAME .SH NAME
sup - a "small is beautiful" tool for UNIX privilege escalation sup - a "small is beautiful" tool for UNIX privilege escalation
.SH SYNOPSIS .SH SYNOPSIS
.B sup .B sup
.RB [ \-hlv ] [ \fB-h -v\fR ]
[ \fB-l\fR ]
[ \fB-u \fIuser\fR \fB-g \fIgroup\fR ]
[ \fB-b \fB-p \fIpidfile\fR ]
\fBcommand\fR [ \fBargs...\fR ]
.SH DESCRIPTION .SH DESCRIPTION
sup is a very small and secure C application. it is designed to run as root (with suid bit on) to facilitate the privilege escalation of users to execute certain programs as superuser. sup is a very small and secure C application. it is designed to run as root (with suid bit on) to facilitate the privilege escalation of users to execute certain programs as superuser.
.P .P
...@@ -14,10 +18,24 @@ all settings in sup are hard-coded at compile time. sup is very portable and sel ...@@ -14,10 +18,24 @@ all settings in sup are hard-coded at compile time. sup is very portable and sel
print help message print help message
.TP .TP
.B \-l .B \-l
list configuration list hardcoded configuration
.TP .TP
.B \-v .B \-v
print version information print version information
.TP
.B \-b
run in daemon mode: fork process to background
.TP
.B \-p pidfile
when in daemon mode, save first pid to file. beware this may not be the exact final pid of the forked process: some programs are more complex and go further forking new pids.
.TP
.B \-u username
username for the target uid in setuid, in case not root. looked up by getpwnam(3) in /etc/passwd.
.TP
.B \-g groupname
groupname for the target gid in setuid, in case not root. looked up by getpwnam(3) in /etc/passwd.
.SH AUTHOR .SH AUTHOR
sup is copyleft software licensed as GNU Lesser Public License sup is copyleft software licensed as GNU Lesser Public License
(LGPLv3). when compiled with the HASH flag on its license turns (LGPLv3). when compiled with the HASH flag on its license turns
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