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Re: [vulture@aoi.dyndns.org: Bug#100744: Binary should be in /usr/bin, since it's useful to non-admins.]

On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 12:46:06AM +1000, Timshel Knoll wrote:
> To try to keep everybody *somewhat* happy, why not:
>  - keep the install location of traceroute as /usr/sbin
>  - provide a debconf question asking the admin if they would like a
>    /usr/bin/traceroute -> ../sbin/traceroute symlink created
>  - create the above link in the postinst ...
> This would allow people of both camps (ie. allowing users easy access to
> traceroute vs. trying to make it hard for users to use traceroute) ...

that's a false dichotomy. the argument against moving it has nothing to
do with "trying to make it hard for users to use traceroute".

the argument is that moving it causes arbitrary breakage.

> Comments/Criticisms?

it works for me.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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