Subject: Re: PATH problem...
To: Michael Peters <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/16/1996 20:37:53
[ Not an m68k-specific question, so moved from m68k to current-users ]
On Mon, 16 Dec 1996 18:13:31 -0800 (PST)
Michael Peters <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Running several different applications that create shells of their own
> (eg su and dt) i've found that they change your PATH from the one that
> you have specified in either your .login or your rc files. This is
> clearly visible when you do printenv just before and just after issuing
> either su or dt... does anyone have /any/ idea where these two (at least
> these two) programs are getting their PATH value from? I've all but
> grepp'ed my entire hard drive, and I can't find it!
PATH may be built up, or, in the case of su(1), you get root's environment
if you su to soor.
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