Re: traceroute in /usr/bin, not /usr/sbin
On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 10:21:52AM +0100, Richard Kettlewell wrote:
> Craig Sanders writes:
> > 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.
> So leave a link behind in /usr/sbin. The point of having things in
> /usr/bin is to get them onto the default user path.
we've been over this before. such ugliness does not belong in
adding /sbin and /usr/sbin to the default PATH would be a much better
solution. not having them in the path doesn't do anything useful, and
even as "security by obscurity" it's pretty pathetic.
craig sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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