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Re: egrep moved to /usr/sbin

On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 03:33:50PM +0100, Jan Niehusmann wrote:
> In a recent NMU, egrep moved from /bin to /usr/bin, probably breaking a
> lot of other packages. For example, logcheck doesn't work any more. 
> I'm not sure if moving egrep from /bin to /usr/bin was a good idea, but
> it fixes a rather old bug report (#93193), and having all variants of
> grep in /bin is obviously bloating the root filesystem.
> Still, please be careful with that update, and especially make sure that
> init scripts still work properly.

A quick grep of my system suggests that:

  * z{e,f}grep are in /bin but use {e,f}grep;
  * ipchains-restore is in /sbin but uses fgrep.

I'm not sure what should be done about those.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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