I'm trying to build a user data script for an EC2 instance that builds node and npm from github, and then starts a service. To grease these wheels, I need to add:
to the end of the line in /etc/sudoers which starts:
https://superuser.com/questions/927512/how-to-set-path-for-sudo-commands talks about using visudo to achieve this, but I want to do it programatically within the EC2 user data.
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16282789/adding-sudo-permissions-to-sudoers-for-user-via-shell-script talks about editing the sudoers file, but it seems awfully over baked for what I'm trying to achieve.
I thought it'd be easy to grep the line and replace it, but I'm stumped. Not only because of that annoying closing inverted comma!