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Re: bash root ~/.bash_profile quirk

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: bash root ~/.bash_profile quirk
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 11:20:11 +0200
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asherwolf <address@hidden> writes:

> When I use su to log into root, PATH is there, LD_RUN_PATH is there, and
> PKG_CONFIG_PATH is there, but not LD_LIBRARY_PATH (which makes some of my
> programs not cooperate)
> Is there something I'm missing?  Why would an environment variable not show
> up?

A setuid binary ignores LD_LIBRARY_PATH for security reasons.


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