Subject: Re: Shell behaviour regarding PATH
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lucio De Re <email@example.com>
Date: 02/10/2000 07:20:42
On Wed, Feb 09, 2000 at 11:24:35AM -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> [ ... ]. All I know, is that it's been done the
> current way for ages, and changing it would probably fuck up a
> great number of people.
You're right, of course. Having only NetBSD and Plan 9 to judge from,
I assumed that the standard had slipped somewhere along the lines,
specially as it seemed inconsistent.
I did check my relatively ancient 3B1 and noted that the behaviour has
been like this for a long, long time :-)
I guess I should ask for an extra execvp() variation :-)