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Re: [PATCH] tests: adjust PATH to include /usr/sbin for filefrag-using t

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: [PATCH] tests: adjust PATH to include /usr/sbin for filefrag-using tests
Date: Sun, 27 Nov 2011 17:42:29 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Erik Auerswald wrote:
> Bernhard Voelker wrote:
> > Bob Proulx wrote:
> > > I am sure that you like me always add /usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin
> > > to your PATH as a normal non-root user.  This shields us from most of
> > > those problems.  And sometimes hides the problem.
> That is what I do as well, which shows that I agree a lot of useful
> (to non-root users) programs are hidden in some sbin directory.
> But that misses the point: The coreutils tests should work without the
> user changing his $PATH first. Even on systems that are not Fedora or
> Ubuntu. And as Berny states his issue is not related to sudo at all.

Agreed.  But there was confusion in the discussion and we went off
into the weeds thinking it was an interaction with sudo.

> > Again, I don't think it is related to sudo. It is /bin/login.

And now that the confusion has been cleared up the discussion can
return to the original issue.


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