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I quoted your statement. It is there in black and white. Futhermore, you state: "This can prevent and [sic] alias or bogus command in your regular PATH from being executed by mistake". Since aliases do not survive into a forked process, no alias can present an risk. Aliases only exist in your current shell, and must be recreated anew in each new shell. And finally, if you have a "bogus" command in some directory listed in your own PATH, sudo does not protect against that command from running in default sudo installations on various distributions.
I'll put it another way - sudo is *not* configured so that you need to enter full paths to commands, nor is it configured by default in "most distros" to offer any of the protections you claim.
I personally don't care what you chose to believe. I prefer to explain to user's how the system *really* works, and not provide cock-n-bull, FUD, and misinformation.
I did not say anything about PATH! You are referencing someone else. I have not provided cock and bull nor misinformed anyone. You are comparing posts that I did not submit. The information that I quoted was from the man pages. When I was speaking about forked it was relative to the distribution fork not anything else.
You are referring to 'jschiwal' post #20 and the quote that I made in post #26 to reference what you stated about me. I did not make those statements so get off the high horse. Your the mistaken one here and you should correct the misinformation that you create by not following the posts within the thread. Read the thread again and see the light. Enough said.
Ah, I see. Onebuck got in the middle with a challenge to my response to "jschiwal":
That and the man page blast to me implied disagreement. I naturally assumed it was the same poster.
Apparently you don't read for completeness.
You placed me in the middle, no excuse since I continued to state that you weren't quoting me.
If you think that I blasted you because of the man pages then I'm sorry.
You were not following the thread completely. You continued to challenge me when I even stated that I had not said what you presumed was said by me. You were wrong about my statements and the posts that were made by me. As I said before you read into the post what you wanted. No implications were made by me.
You know, I asked you simple question. As asked what was your point. You haven't answered a single question based on good faith, or try to clear up misunderstanding. I'll give you the last word on this. I can see you have no interest in being reasonable or understanding.
You are calling the kettle what color now? I have no reason to continue with your form of questions or posts. I have nothing to smooth out with you nor wish too. You seem like you want to continue to debate. I don't.
I've attempted to clarify you haven't. You come across now as the one who hasn't done a thing wrong here. You were wrong and cannot accept that.
I've wasted all the time I wish on you. Best of nothing to you.