sourcing users's .profile

Todd C. Miller Todd.Miller at
Fri Mar 15 11:53:21 EST 2002

In message <OFA81FD2DF.979503C7-ON85256B7D.00439233 at>
	so spake  (mackay):

> Will that wipe the old environment before also?  An admin problem we had
> (which took a bit to dig into) involved using sudo instead of SU with the
> LP service under Solaris 8.  The sudo retained the user environment and
> when the admin restarted LP, the lpsched inherited all the env variables.

You can configure sudo 1.6.4 and higher to start programs with a
clean environment, choosing which variables to preserve.

 - todd

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