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From: Carlo Strozzi <carlos@linux.it>
To: rc@hawkwind.utcs.utoronto.ca
Subject: path oddity
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 13:07:52 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20000503190752.B16405@tango.iol.it> (raw)

Hi all,
I am running Rc 1.5b2 on a Debian GNU/Linux box. I am using
rc as a login shell (flag -l), and my $path variable is:

/usr/local/bin /usr/bin /bin /usr/X11R6/bin /opt/bin /home/carlos/bin /usr/bin/mh /usr/local/bin/mh

Rc seems not to be able to find any commands in the last path token, 
i.e. /usr/local/bin/mh in this case. Whatever I put last, commands
in it are not found (command not found message). As a work-around
I have now set a bogus last token, i.e.:

/usr/local/bin /usr/bin /bin /usr/X11R6/bin /opt/bin /home/carlos/bin /usr/bin/mh /usr/local/bin/mh /end-of-path

and it works fine, in that commands in /usr/local/bin/mh are now
found correctly. Sounds like a bug to me :-)

bye  -carlo
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             reply	other threads:[~2000-05-04  7:22 UTC|newest]

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2000-05-03 17:07 Carlo Strozzi [this message]
2000-05-03 17:12 Carlo Strozzi

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