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Re: /etc/profile should include sbin in PATH

Sven LUTHER wrote:
> > > It should include /usr/sbin and /sbin in the PATH. While these directories are
> > > intended to contain binaries mainly useful to the administrator it was never
> > > intended that these binaries should be denied to normal users.
> > 
> > Although it doesn't say that the ordinary users must not have the sbin
> > directories in their PATH, it explicitly states that they should not
> > have to. The difference between bin and sbin is that the latter contain
> > binaries _mostly_ used for administration tasks only. Which leads to the
> > conclusion that there is no reason (FHS-wise) to include them in
> > everyone's PATH.
> Not even in the roots PATH, like it is done today ?

Of course it should be in roots PATH.


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