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Re: paths and su

On Fri, Jan 02, 1998 at 03:12:37PM -0600, Alex Romosan wrote:
> > however when I su to root I get a path like this...
> > 
> > /sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin
> > 
> > I am not modifying the path in any environment files such as
> > ...bash_profile -- what is resetting my path?? 
> > 
> i had the same problem on some of the machines here until i removed
> secure-su (970616-1). in my case it was even worse, /sbin, /usr/sbin
> where not even in the path and the default shell was tcsh instead of
> bash. i think this is a bug in that particular package, but i couldn't
> be bothered to investigate further.

I've got the same problem, but I'm using GNU su!

Adam Klein

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