Re: Bug#312669: /sbin/ifconfig: Add ifconfig to user path
On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 02:58:21PM +0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> ifconfig is in /sbin and only in root's path. But ifconfig is runnable
> and useful for normal users, so it'd be nice if it could be added to the
> path of normal users too.
The problem here is that ifconfig must be in sbin by FHS and by history
(would break too many scripts). So moving is not an option. I can however
put a symlink in /bin, however I am not sure how other DDs think about it,
as this will set a bad precedence.
So I am inclined to ignore this wishlist bug, however I wait for reponses on
the developer mailing list.