Re: Intent To Split: netbase
On Tue, Aug 15, 2000 at 12:18:14PM -0700, Steve Bowman wrote:
> OK, how about moving everything into /bin except what FHS specifically
> says should be in /sbin? Section 3.10 identifies the following
> specifically to be located in /sbin:
We can put everything in /bin and make /sbin a link to /bin.
This way the utilities the FHS liste can be found in /sbin, but there
physical place is elsewhere. This does not violate the standard.
(The Hurd has a symlink from /usr to /, this way everything is in /bin and
/sbin, this doesn't violate the FHS either).
> For those few remaining executables, people can make a symlink, change
> their PATH, create an alias, or type /sbin/ first. Of these, probably
> only ifconfig and route are used by many non-root users (although Joey's
> got a point).
I think it makes sense to go the full nine miles if you start heading this
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