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authorJakob Kaivo <>2021-02-18 12:19:57 -0500
committerJakob Kaivo <>2021-02-18 12:19:57 -0500
commitc941b923b44dc9092c835fad1a480155bf512d42 (patch)
parent3dfe8bd2c04f0f81d149186e17ab526cf6b8773b (diff)
correct keyword authorized -> authorize
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/ b/
index b2a8195..a8c0164 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ first column), or a directive. Directives are of the form:
<keyword> <principal> [command]
-Where `<keyword>` is one of `authorized`, `authenticate`, or `deny`;
+Where `<keyword>` is one of `authorize`, `authenticate`, or `deny`;
`<principal>` is either a username or a group name prepended with ':', and
`[command]` is an optional command. Tokens must be separated by exactly one
space. Additional white space is not allowed.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ The entire configuration file is parsed whenever `privexec` invokes `check`.
Any syntax errors will result in failure. Privilege checking is performed so
as to be most restrictive. In order from least to most:
- `authorized` - The user is authorized to execute the associate command
+ `authorize` - The user is authorized to execute the associate command
without further interaction.
`authenticate` - The user must authenticate themself before the command
@@ -63,15 +63,15 @@ A user name match has higher precedence than a group match, and a match
containing a program name has higher precedence than a match without the
program name. So the total ordering of precedence (from least to most) is:
- authorized :group
+ authorize :group
authenticate :group
deny :group
- authorized :group command
+ authorize :group command
authenticate :group command
deny :group command
- authorized user
+ authorize user
authenticate user
deny user
- authorized user command
+ authorize user command
authenticate user command
deny user command