still UsrMove problems and wrong PATH in openssh

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Wed Oct 31 23:05:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 02:48:33PM -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> env comes with its own problems.  The one I'm most familiar with is when
> a site has its own, somewhat incompatible version of the interpreter
> installed.  For instance, if Fedora ships with python == python-2.7 and the
> site installs /usr?local/bin/python and places that first in the PATH.
> Sudddenlyy rpm managed packages that use /usr/bin/env python will break.

Yeah. The env kludge is great for user-level scripts, but bad for anything
packaged with the OS (unless that thing is _meant_ to work with arbitrary
versions of the interpreter.)

Matthew Miller  ☁☁☁  Fedora Cloud Architect  ☁☁☁  <mattdm at>

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