Re: /etc/profile should include sbin in PATH
>>>>> "Raul" == Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Raul> I also do not know what problem sbin solves on debian.
Raul> [But for historical reasons we can't get rid of it entirely
Raul> -- if we could move the contents of sbin to bin we should
Raul> leave a symlink behind, but I'm not sure whether dpkg is
Raul> capable of handling this properly. Maybe it's safe to say
Raul> that sbin exists as a historical artifiact and as a
Raul> workaround for some dpkg problems]
Personally I like /sbin - however I won't try to argue my case.
I think removing /sbin would be easier then removing /usr, which is
the goal of the hurd project (and AFAIK has been largely successful,
Please don't mail me about this - I haven't had time to look at Hurd
for months now.
Brian May <email@example.com>