[CentOS] su path hard coded?

Mon Jul 23 19:33:17 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 02:14:45PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Can't you use the usual approach of 'su -' to pick up the target
>> user's login environment?
> It's "su -" that causes the 'su' comman to rewrite the PATH to the
> hardcoded default.

But it should be executing the target user's .profile which can
override it.   '-' should be a synonym for -l or --login.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com