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Re: mkfs in /sbin, mkisofs in /usr/bin (was: Re: Intent To Split: netbase

On Thu, 17 Aug 2000, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> There is some inconsistency here.
> ulysses:~# which mkisofs
> /usr/bin/mkisofs
> ulysses:~# which mke2fs
> /sbin/mke2fs

tony mancill wrote:
> I disagree.  You *NEED* to have a copy of mke2fs in the root filesystem
> in case /usr or any other mounted filesystem gets whacked.  OTOH, you
> probably won't be mastering any CD images while your system is crippled,
> so having mkisofs in /usr is not inconsistent.


I _think_ Marcus was simply arguing that one command is in a `bin'
directory and the other in an `sbin' directory (regardless of the
`usr' issue).

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