Re: Bug#19691: lprng: include a PATH= statement in the init.d script
[You (Sven Rudolph)]
>> Package: lprng
>> Version: 3.4.2-1
>> to make sure /sbin and /usr/sbin is in the PATH
>> (which might not be with some administrate accounts,
>> that su to root to start the spooler).
>Some /etc/init.d/ scripts (re)set PATH; others don't. I think we need
>a policy decision here.
Hmm. I kinda agree. I don't think init scripts should mess with PATH.
Unless they have unique requirements. I think generally the init scripts
should assume that path is set correctly. If there are problems with the
path being set by init during boot time, that would be a bug on init. If
there's problems in a sysadmin not having the right path and running an
init script, that's an operator error.
As far as the invokation of the actual daemon in question, I think the
path to the binary or script should be absolute, i.e., /usr/sbin/crond or
That's my opinion.
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