Security question

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Wed Dec 18 10:18:52 UTC 2013


hi,
Am Dienstag, den 17.12.2013, 14:43 -0600 schrieb C de-Avillez:


> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Rashkae <ubuntu at tigershaunt.com>
> wrote:

>         Allright, fair point.  But to clarify, I'm not suggesting
>         removing ~/bin from the default PATH.  However, it should be
>         added to the end of the path, not prepended to the
>         system /bin /sbin.


> 
> This is an user choice. ~/bin is *empty* when a new user is created. 

nope, ~/bin does not exist at all for a freshly created user...

the snippet in ~/.profile will only add it to your PATH if the user
actively created it (which is why someone in the thread did not see it
at all in his PATH)

cat ~/.profile
...
# set PATH so it includes user's private bin if it exists
if [ -d ~/bin ] ; then
    PATH=~/bin:"${PATH}"
fi
...


ciao
	oli
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