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Re: Intent To Split: netbase

Herbert Xu writes:

> Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> wrote:
> > Generally, maintainer scripts, and programs meant to be run by
> > root, run as root.
> > If a program expects to use some tool that only root would use, it
> > should expect to be running as root.
> So you do agree with me that it is better to leave traceroute in
> /usr/sbin?

Where did he say that? 'some tool that only root would use' means
something that requires you to be the superuser to perform a useful
action; PATH and binary locations have nothing to do with it.

There is no TRUTH. There is no REALITY. There is no CONSISTENCY. There
are no ABSOLUTE STATEMENTS. I'm very probably wrong. -- BSD fortune(6)

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