Re: PATH setting used by dpkg to run postinstall scripts?
Walter Tautz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on debian-devel:
> on our systems we sometime have local software that may have commands
> with the same name as debian commands....i.e. I have noticed that
> certain packages fail to install if they rely on the external
> PATH settings...granted on most pure debian systems this is not
> a problem but....shouldn't the post install scripts set the PATH or
> better yet dpkg?
This issue was raised in bug report #18567 (4 years and 238 days old).