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Re: $HOME/bin



Emmanuel Seyman wrote:
* Ralf Corsepius [13/07/2009 15:50] :
For ordinary users, prepending ~/bin to $PATH is the only approach e.g. to replace vendor-supplied applications, the "security risks" are almost non-existent.

You can also use bash aliases to override binary calls.

Sometimes, but not always.

e.g. when testing "application suites" which install many binaries.

Ralf



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