Bug 4840 - Gets $shell path wrong when su'd
Gets $shell path wrong when su'd
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcsh (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
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Reported: 1999-09-01 17:07 EDT by Richard Troxel
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-25 01:01:27 EDT
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Description Richard Troxel 1999-09-01 17:07:35 EDT
Ordinarily tcsh-6.08.00-5 works fine.  However, if I su and
then invoke /bin/tcsh, the $shell shell variable gets set to
/usr/bin/tcsh which is non-existent.  This also shows up in
a strings of the binary.

FWIW, on other RH boxes to which I have access
tcsh-rhcn-6.08.00-1 gets its own path right.
Comment 1 Michael K. Johnson 1999-09-25 01:01:59 EDT
Fixed in 6.08.00-6.  Thanks!

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