Question: Why doesn't -H work?
asparks at quris.com
Wed Oct 15 21:52:36 EDT 2003
Malton, Craig said:
> sudo -H -u db2as echo $HOME
> I'm running this as user cmalton and $HOME keeps returning as
> /home/cmalton not /export/home/db2as. Does anyone know why -H isn't
> working for me?
Because $HOME is expanded by your shell /before/ the command is run,
not /when/ sudo is run.
Alan Sparks, Sr. UNIX Administrator asparks at quris.com
Quris, Inc. (720) 836-2058
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