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Old 04-22-2009, 11:14 AM   #1
powah
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sudo perl script with environment variables


How to use sudo to run a perl script with the environment variable JAVA_HOME on linux?
Running testenv.pl as sudo do not pickup the environment variable JAVA_HOME
value.

$ echo $JAVA_HOME
/home/powah/jdk1.6.0_13

testenv.pl is:
#!/usr/bin/perl
print "begin JAVA_HOME = $JAVA_HOME\n";
$J_HOME = $ENV{'JAVA_HOME'};
print "$ENV{'JAVA_HOME'} JAVA_HOME = $J_HOME\n";

$ perl testenv.pl
begin JAVA_HOME =
/home/powah/jdk1.6.0_13 JAVA_HOME = /home/powah/jdk1.6.0_13

$ sudo perl testenv.pl
begin JAVA_HOME =
JAVA_HOME =

Last edited by powah; 04-22-2009 at 11:18 AM.
 
Old 04-22-2009, 11:22 AM   #2
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By default Sudo scrubs environment variables. The /etc/sudoers contains examples which ones it keeps by default, which ones you can keep and how to accomplish that.
 
  


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