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Re: why is there . [dot] in default PATH?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: why is there . [dot] in default PATH?
- From: Andrew Dalgleish <openbsd_(_at_)_ajd_(_dot_)_net_(_dot_)_au>
- Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 07:35:32 +1000
On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 08:56:39PM +0100, Jon Kent wrote:
> Can see your point here, but I prefer to play on the paranoid side of
> fence hence my dislike of this. I'm not sure it should be there by
> default, rather if you like it you should add it.
Inexperienced users might add it to the beginning of PATH,
so having it at the end by default is a reasonable compromise.
Anyone with enough experience to know why they want it removed
also has enough experience to remove it themselves.