PATH=/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin considered harmful
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Fri Jun 22 14:08:05 UTC 2012
A similar issue is that whenever anyone uses AC_PATH_PROG or related
in a configure script anywhere, it finds the /bin binary ahead of
/usr/bin. You get odd-looking output from ./configure, and perhaps
other problems too (though I haven't seen any specifically).
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
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