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Re: /etc/profile should include sbin in PATH

On Mon, Dec 20, 1999 at 01:16:34PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Current situation: People are forced to make local workawounds like symlinks
>                    in /usr/local/bin or PATH modifications that violate the
> 		   FHS. We have evidence on this thread that numerous people
> 		   are making these types of workarounds.

Note that `violating the FHS' isn't really such a ghastly horrible thing.

> Proposed solution: Adding 5 or 10 symlinks *automatically*, 

Exactly which `5 or 10' symlinks would these be?

I think, if anything, we should be doing this on a case-by-case basis,
personally, rather than arguing about generalities.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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 ``The thing is: trying to be too generic is EVIL. It's stupid, it 
        results in slower code, and it results in more bugs.''
                                        -- Linus Torvalds

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