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Re: fedora-list Digest, Vol 57, Issue 42



On Fri, 2008-11-07 at 09:10 +0200, Markku Kolkka wrote:
> Ed Greshko kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika perjantai, 7. 
> marraskuuta 2008):
> > I ask this since for as long as I can remember I've modified
> > my PATH and have /sbin and /usr/sbin right after ~/bin at the
> > very beginning. Since it has been so long that I have had it
> > this way I may not know I have a problem...or maybe I'm
> > ignoring it.
> 
> Doing that breaks every program that uses consolehelper to ask 
> the root password when started as ordinary user. What happens 
> when you run e.g. system-config-time from command line as 
> non-root?

It executes /usr/bin/system-config-time, a symbolic link
to /usr/bin/consolehelper, same as it does without the change to $PATH.
What's the problem?

poc


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