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Re: [suse-security] manpath hanging (was:Re: SuSE Security Announcement - aaa_base - UPDATE)
  • From: Robert Casties <robert.casties@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 00:24:27 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0005050021120.5582-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 5 May 2000, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:

> I'll do that next time, but your explanation doesn't really say why it
> only happens sometimes (I don't think I changed $MANPATH), or why it works
> when run from the shell with the same args as taken from the ps output?

Manpath does nothing if $MANPATH is set. I think aaa_base unset $MANPATH
in the system profile so the manpath program gets activated.

If it hangs randomly for you, I don't have an idea though.


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