add scp path to _PATH_STDPATH

Kevin Taylor ktaylor at
Fri Mar 2 04:51:10 EST 2001

Kevin Steves wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Tim Rice wrote:
> : > i don't like munging path if a user specified a path
> :
> : Then you still have the same problem of scp not working.
> : Configure does give ample warning when it modifies the path.
> : I figure if someone REALLY wants a path that doesn't iclude the location
> : of scp they can edit config.h after configure runs.
> i still believe --with-default-path= should *not* be modified.  the
> default settings should work (today they don't) and if a user chooses to
> override them we shouldn't assume to know more than they do.  if we
> want, we can display warning message for this case.

I had to set --with-default-path because openssh wasn't reading stuff in
my /etc/default/login file (on IRIX)....and because UseLogin wasn't
working, the correct path to scp was not being found.

That's an instance where it needs to be modified.

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