Re: Root path question
One possibility might be the fact that when you su, I believe .bashrc gets executed, and .bash_profile does not, as it isn't a login shell. Whereas when you login (or alternatively do: su -c "bash --login" ) .bash_profile gets run. So depending on the paths each of these set, your path could possibly vary in a login / non-login shell.
On Sat, 04 Oct 2003 08:56:49 +0200
Neo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 21:20, Steve Doerr wrote:
> > I'm confused about root's bash profile. In vt1, the directories /sbin &
> > /usr/local/sbin are excluded from the path. If I su to root within
> > Gnome or KDE in a terminal they are there.
> > I'm not sure why there isn't a common bash profile for root in vt1 vs.
> > vt7. Where would the two be located? Within vt1, will
> > PATH=/dir1:/dir2:/diretc/:$PATH add it permanently?
> > Thanks for any input,
> > Steve
> Hi Steve,
> if you find out, I would like to know too! Tanks.
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