Bug 55591 - Shell PATH being written oddly
Shell PATH being written oddly
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rootfiles (Show other bugs)
7.2
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-11-02 11:09 EST by Phil Copeland
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:24 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-02 11:09:39 EST
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Description Phil Copeland 2001-11-02 11:09:35 EST
Parcelfarce is a 7.1 box upgraded to 7.2
I've also verified the SAME on a fresh 7.2 box

[root@parcelfarce /root]# rpm -qf /root/.bash_profile
rootfiles-7.0-4
[root@parcelfarce /root]# cat /root/.bash_profile
...
PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:$PATH:$HOME/bin
...

HUMMM

[root@parcelfarce /root]# rpm -qf /root/.cshrc 
rootfiles-7.0-4
[root@parcelfarce /root]# cat /root/.cshrc 
setenv PATH "/usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:${PATH}:${HOME}/bin"

Erm ,well whats in there by default?

[root@parcelfarce /root]# ls /usr/local/sbin
[root@parcelfarce /root]#

Answer nothing. So why is it being added at the FRONT of the the path
statement? In fact, why is it being added at all?
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-01-25 00:30:05 EST
Since /usr/local/bin is added for normal users, /usr/local/sbin is added for
consistency for root users.

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