Hi Mihai,

>Just grab the nearest "Unix/Linux for dummies" manual for this
> stuff.

Got me! :-)

When I cd /usr/local/squid/sbin and then pwd it returns the same path, so
does this not mean that the path is correct? It was not a problem before,
but I have upgraded Linux SuSE 7.2 to 9.0 maybe it's down to a change in the
version?


> > >Means '.' was not in your current path.

> >
> > I don't understand. I set the path via cd /usr/local/squid/sbin

>
> No, you did not set $PATH, you only changed the current/working
> directory.
>
> When you type a command, it is looked for in the directories from
> $PATH; if . (the working directory) exists in $PATH (which is the
> wrong thing) then the command will also be looked in the working
> directory. This is different from DOS where the command is first
> looked in . and then in $PATH.
>
> Just grab the nearest "Unix/Linux for dummies" manual for this
> stuff.
>
> Mihai Buha
>