PATH=/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin considered harmful

Roman Rakus rrakus at
Sat Jun 23 12:52:49 UTC 2012

On 06/22/2012 05:15 AM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> [root at octopus ~]# strings /bin/bash | grep usr.bin
> /usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin
> I think that bash needs to be recompiled, with the last two flipped, 
> in the default shell PATH. 
The path above is used by bash only if PATH env variable is not set.


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