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

Ben Gertzfield <che@debian.org> wrote:

> Move it to /usr/bin .  From the FHS v2.2:

> [begin quote]

> 4.10 /usr/sbin: Non-essential standard system binaries
> 4.10.1 Purpose

> This directory contains any non-essential binaries used exclusively by
> the system administrator. System administration programs that are
> required for system repair, system recovery, mounting /usr, or other
> essential functions must be placed in /sbin instead.

> [end quote]

> traceroute is not used 'exclusively by the system administrator', nor
> is it needed for bootup, so it must go in /usr/bin.  Pretty simple.

To adhere to that, almost everything in /sbin,/usr/sbin will have to be
moved out: ifconfig, sendmail, route, etc.
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