One true $PATH

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2005-10-20

The default command search path for the system should be set in exactly one place. No more, no less. It should be obvious to find and painless to change, both for distribution developers and end users.

As of Ubuntu 5.10, separate search paths are known to be configured in at least bash, zsh, gdm, kdm, ssh...

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Status:
Complete
Approver:
Matt Zimmerman
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Tollef Fog Heen
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for dapper
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Matt Zimmerman on 2006-08-16
Completed by
Matt Zimmerman on 2006-08-16

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Reviewed by magnon, 2 Nov.

Approved by mdz, 2005-11-02

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