motu-release will revert libgems-ruby to the old state.

Kees Cook kees at
Wed Sep 3 18:53:39 BST 2008

On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 01:49:02AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 01, 2008 at 09:43:19PM +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> >  Is there any shell which doesn't honor the PATH in /etc/environment?
> >  If yes, I think it's a bug; if not, we can build on the PATH set in
> >  this file IMO.
> /etc/environment is not a matter for the shells, but for whatever starts the
> user session (e.g., sshd, gdm...).  It would not be honored by shells (or
> other processes) started from daemons not associated with a PAM login
> session.

What about the case of setting path for ruby gems running in CGI
environments?  A /usr/local symlink works for that, but /etc/environment

Kees Cook
Ubuntu Security Team

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