Re: Why /usr/sbin is not in my root $PATH ?
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 20:15:00 +0300
- From: Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Why /usr/sbin is not in my root $PATH ?
On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 11:26:29AM -0500, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 04:14:53PM +0000, Jonathan de Boyne Pollard wrote:
> > You could point them to StackExchange in the meantime. (-:
> > * https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/460769/5132
> On that page:
> > Doing plain 'su' is a really bad idea for many reasons,
> Name one! Seriously, what kind of inane statement is that?
I have five reasons for you. They are called AIX, HP-UX, Solaris, RHEL
and busybox's su in no particular order.
It's not the first time Debian project chose to do exactly the same
others did for decades.
> > If you want to restore behaviour more similar to the previous one you can
> > add 'ALWAYS_SET_PATH yes' in /etc/login.defs.
> OK, I'll just go to Debian's online man pages and find the buster
> man page for su (or login.defs) to find out what that is...
> ... hey, where's the buster man pages?
Exactly there they belong. In .deb archives.