Re: Root path

David Mihm (davemann@ionet.net)
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 09:58:23 -0600 (CST)


On Mon, 18 Jan 1999, Bruce Richardson wrote:

! Although I do as much work as possible as a user, I do occasionaly use X as 
! root.  I notice that (on my set-up, at least - RH 5.1, AS 1.6.6) 
! /usr/local/bin is not added to the path when I startx as root.  Is this a 
! security feature?

	I would guess so.  A quick solution if you don't wish to add the
path would be to supply the full path in the ~/.xinitrc file.

HTH
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