Package description for 'calife'

let ppl become root without giving them the root-password and retain env

  Calife is small program that enable a system administrator to become root
 (or another user) on his/her machines without giving the root password but
  his/her own.
  The most interesting features of calife are:
     * you keep your environment variables and shell aliases intact
     * it has start and end of session logging
     * you can have a list of all permitted logins for each calife user.
     * calife can be used to become a user without home directory
     * you can make Calife runs a specific system-wide script at the end of
       the session (to send a mail about what was done as root for example)

Various other information for package 'calife'   (Repository 'tschmidt')

Author: Ollivier Robert <>

Maintainer: Tobias Schmidt <>

License: GPL
Status: Stable
Version: 2.8.6

Download: calife-2.8.6.tar.gz

Buildtime: 2769 (5) seconds (on reference hardware)
Buildtime: 2976 (9) seconds (on reference hardware)
Package Size: 0.45 MB, 10 files

Dependencies: 00-dirtree bash2 binutils bzip2 coreutils cvm diffutils findutils
Dependencies: gawk gcc42 gcc42:dev glibc26 glibc26:dev grep linux26-headers:dev
Dependencies: ltrace make mktemp net-tools patch sed shadow sysfiles tar twoftpd
Dependencies: ucspi-unix util-linux xmame

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