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Re: /etc/profile should include sbin in PATH

>>>>> "Raul" == Raul Miller <moth@debian.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 <bam@debian.org>

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