On Sun, Aug 13, 2000 at 01:02:51AM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote: > Here we go again... =) > > - What this sbin/bin thing was invented for? > - To prevent users from having useless things in their PATH. > - But lots of users claim that they'd like to have tracerout in their PATH!? > - So they should all add sbin to their PATH. > - But they don't like to have useless things in their PATH (init, adduser). > - So they should all remove sbin from their PATH. > - But lots of users claim that they'd like to have tracerout in their paths!? > [etc] Of course. The obvious answer is that programs that have some utility to unprivileged users should go in /bin (or /usr/bin). Traceroute has ample utility to end users. -- G. Branden Robinson | Yesterday upon the stair, Debian GNU/Linux | I met a man who wasn't there. firstname.lastname@example.org | He wasn't there again today, http://www.debian.org/~branden/ | I think he's from the CIA.
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