$HOME changed by sudo

Benjamin Drung bdrung at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 17 22:55:04 UTC 2011


I detected that sudo in natty changes $HOME to /root [1]. Is this a bug
or a changed configuration?

It had the bad side effect that "sudo pbuilder" didn't find

[1] sudo sh -c 'echo $HOME'

Benjamin Drung
Debian & Ubuntu Developer
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