su and environment.
Thank You for Your time and answer, Bob:
> > $ su -c 'abc' -l anotheruser
> > but it returns
> > -su: abc: command not found
> > The abc is in the anotheruser's path, but it seems option '-l' does
> > not work here.
> > How I can accomplish the goal (without manually specifying complete
> > path)?
> The above command line worked for me. What system are you using,
> which shell?
I do believe You - recently I had another strange experience and again
w/ bash's 'if' construction like this:
if [ "$a" == --help ]
- in one Debian 5 it worked, another - not!
I use Debian 5 mixture of stable and testing - all updated up-to-day.
Both users use
> Is this other user's path really getting set? Is 'abc' executable and
No. And here the question arises, Why? As I do understand the su
manual. it says that option '-l' helps to load his (another_user's ENV).
> is the content runable (in other words, if it's a script and it begins
> with '#!/bin/bash', is bash really in /bin, or if it's binary, is the
> binary runable for the system you're on)?
Yes, it is executable - it runs just fine if I do:
su - another_user
and then in its shell run the
w/o specifying the path and the abc is not in CWD.
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