Subject: Re: login.conf integration?
To: Martin J. Laubach <email@example.com>
From: Todd Whitesel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/23/2000 05:02:36
> I can see the rationale in it (not having root depend on
> other people's path settings (for security reasons)), however it
> conflicts with the description in the manpage.
Mmm. My take on this is that I first ran into it on HPUX and it really pissed
me off, because I regularly need to run GNU stuff from /usr/local/bin on that
machine, especially while I'm root.
As long as full logins (-l) work properly for root, I'm happy. And I agree
that it is better for security.
toddpw @ best.com