Subject: bin/1866: pppd man page isn't explicit about ip-up
To: None <>
From: John M Vinopal <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 12/29/1995 03:53:05
>Number:         1866
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       pppd man page isn't explicit about ip-up
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          doc-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Dec 29 07:05:01 1995
>Originator:     John M Vinopal
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>Release:        1.1
System: NetBSD 1.1A NetBSD 1.1A (GABRIELLA-NCR) #0: Thu Dec 28 12:27:05 PST 1995 i386

	ip-up needs full pathnames because it runs without an environment.
	this is not mentioned in the docs and has come up several times.

*** pppd.8-old	Fri Dec 29 03:46:57 1995
--- pppd.8	Fri Dec 29 03:44:57 1995
*** 704,709 ****
--- 704,713 ----
  \fBsendmail\fR), etc.  Be careful that the contents of the
  /etc/ppp/ip-up and /etc/ppp/ip-down scripts do not compromise your
  system's security.
+ .IP
+ This program or script is executed without an environment.  Thus 
+ full pathnames are required in scripts (e.g. \fB/sbin/route\fR, not
+ \fBroute\fR).
  .B /etc/ppp/ip-down
  A program or script which is executed when the link is no longer