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

Herbert Xu wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
> > You may RUN them as a non-root user, but you are running them to
> > perform administration tasks. The real test is whether a
> > non-administrative user uses these programs. Personally I have used
> > traceroute on almost every system I have access to, but I have never
> > send route, ip, ifconfig or called sendmail directly on any of those.
> I don't see the difference.  All these commands let you diagnose network
> problems.

So do Netscape, telnet, ssh, quakeforge, apache, netcat, lynx, host, and dig,
among a host of other programs. Must these be moved to /usr/sbin?

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