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Re: inews path question

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 06:13:08PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:

||  On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 05:45:10PM +0200, Vincent Zweije wrote:

||  No, the proper place would not be /usr/sbin, "helper binary" does not
||  match the FHS criteria for /usr/sbin/
||  http://www.pathname.com/fhs/2.2/fhs-4.10.html

    "... used exclusively by the system admistrator ..."

You're right.  I had something less strict in mind.  That'll teach me
not to look things up.

||  I am not proposing moving sendmail to /usr/bin/, though, it has been
||  in this location on Debian system for a long time.

... for historic reasons ... :-P

Bah.  Let's move sendmail while we're at it and confuse everyone with
our hypercorrectness.  :-)

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 05:17:15PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:

||  What program should a user use to post a message from the command-line,
||  then? I've always used inews for this, and I think it's quite reasonable
||  for users to do so.

There used to be Pnews for this, a shell script IIRC.

Then again, Andreas' remarks make sense, so I'll shut up now.

Ciao.                                                        Vincent.

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