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

On Sun, Jun 17, 2001 at 08:04:25PM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> there never will be a 100% match between the theory and the practice.
> it's not even an admirable goal to strive for 100% because that falsely
> pre-supposes that the theory is perfect and can not benefit at all from
> exposure to real world conditions. it should be obvious how likely that is.

This is not a black or white decision.  With a good standard, you can be
compliant and still have it your way.  For example, the FHS does not forbid
that /usr/sbin is a link to /usr/bin.  Just like you can have a link for
traceroute only.

The Hurd is another good example for a POSIX compatible system with a lot of
non-POSIXish extensions.


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