Re: mtr done, someone care to test?
On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Anand Kumria wrote:
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> On Mon, 23 Feb 1998, Scott Ellis wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Feb 1998, Anand Kumria wrote:
> > No, moving normal files is completly transparent. Although I have a
> > general objection to moving mtr into /usr/sbin, I use network diagnostic
> > programs all the time on my local machine and moving them to sbin just
> > makes them more annoying to get at without adding extra security.
> I know, so do I. However I thought it best to place mtr (a traceroute
> variant) in the same location as the real traceroute (/usr/sbin), on the
> presumption that if you are already using these tools you will likely have
> /usr/sbin in your path. Do you think this is something I should raise on
> debian-devel/debian-policy? Perhaps /usr/sbin should be in the default
Actually, I used traceroute a lot, but I got around the problem by
symlinking it into /usr/local/bin. /usr/sbin should not be in default
paths. I expect that a discussion on why traceroute is getting hidden may
be appropriate however.
Scott K. Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.gate.net/~storm/