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Re: Intent To Split: netbase

>>"Branden" == Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:

 Branden> Of course.  The obvious answer is that programs that have
 Branden> some utility to unprivileged users should go in /bin (or
 Branden> /usr/bin).

	The problem with that is that it is all so very subjective,
 and it all depends on the ``unprivileged user''. Under this tacit
 policy, there is unlikely to be a solution that satisfies
 anyone. Indeed, a more workable criteria may be to put things in sbin
 that _require_ priviledges (things like mount, fsck, etc), and say
 that sbin contains programs that are useless to the unpriviledged

	I think that would be way less controversial.

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