Subject: Re: PR#726
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Niklas Hallqvist <email@example.com>
Date: 01/14/1996 14:54:38
>>>>> "Matt" == matthew green <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Matt> this PR says that /usr/local/bin should be added to root's $PATH
Matt> because /usr/local/man is in the default man path. i disagree
Matt> with this and think the PR should be closed -- i don't want root
Matt> exposed to "random" programs that could be in /usr/local/bin.
Matt> i'd prefer just the system directories in there.
Matt> anyone else have comments ?
Sure, you're right. Having /usr/local/bin in the root path might be
valid, but not as a default. The local sysadmin must make that
decision of his own. /usr/local/man is irrelevant as that isn't a
security threat (no runnable programs).