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Re: bashbug chooses wrong $EDITOR executable


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bashbug chooses wrong $EDITOR executable
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 22:18:25 -0400
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Bob Proulx wrote:

> I respectfully disagree.  Strongly!  :-) PATH is a configuration of
> the caller's environment.  It isn't a good idea to change it just to
> override the caller's desired environment.

Sorry.  Virtually every reference on secure shell programming would
disagree with you.

Chet


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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/




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