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Re: traceroute in /usr/bin, not /usr/sbin

On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 11:45:52PM -0700, Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> >>>>> "Brian" == Brian Russo <brusso@phys.hawaii.edu> writes:
>     Brian> i'm inclined to just close this bug, especially since it
>     Brian> was normal and not wishlist.. you can say the same of many
>     Brian> things, "mount is useful to users when user option is set "
>     Brian> etc, all the user has to do is modify his $PATH.
> Move it to /usr/bin .  From the FHS v2.2:
> [...]
> traceroute is not used 'exclusively by the system administrator', nor
> is it needed for bootup, so it must go in /usr/bin.  Pretty simple.

how many times do we have to repeat this same stupid argument?

traceroute must stay in /usr/sbin because moving it will break local
scripts that depend on it being exactly where it has been for the last
5+ years.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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