CUPS, initial PATH environment
Johan at double-l.nl
Mon Feb 9 04:53:47 PST 2009
>If one installs CUPS as the printing system, one must use the
>/usr/local/bin versions of lp, lpr, lpq and lprm instead of the
>FreeBSD versions in /usr/bin, otherwise you get errors when using
>the command line interface...
>I could rename /usr/bin/lp, lpr, lpq, lprm to e.g. lp.origfreebsd, etc..
>forcing the use of the /usr/local/bin versions
>but this would oblige me to do that again after every FreeSBD upgrade.
>Or I could put /usr/local/bin before /usr/bin in the path.
>- is this a save thing to do (won't other things go wrong then?)
>- if OK to do that, where can I change the path for every user, whatever
> shell (csh, sh, bash, tcsh, rbash) he uses?
>/etc/profile, /etc/csh.* start-up files are shell-specific and as yet
>distributed, only contain outcommented information, yet a newly created user
>(whether using csh of bash) has a following path / PATH set up:
>/sbin /bin /usr/sbin /usr/bin /usr/games /usr/local/sbin /usr/local/bin
>Where is this path/PATH being set i.e. where can it be altered?
If I recall correct you can you use the following in /etc/make.conf
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