Re: exploring debian's users and groups
>> Javier Fdz-Sanguino Pen~a <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I can confirm that on Solaris 2.5, bin is the owner and group of most
> > files in /bin, /usr/bin, et al. I don't go back all that far in unix, so
> > I don't know why that is.
> I can confirm the same for AIX 4.3.3
FWIW, on IRIX most files in /bin, /usr/bin, /sbin and /usr/sbin are
root:sys. On HP/UX /bin, /usr/bin, /sbin and /usr/sbin contain
files owned by bin:bin, with a few seemingly random exceptions owned by
 This is actually a link to usr/bin.
 aka, a Developer's Nightmare (but I actually find it cute to be
greeted by "(c)Copyright 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985-1993 The Regents of
the Univ. of California", among a screenful of others, at login)
 Same deal, the link points to /usr/bin.
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