Re: Bug#312669: /sbin/ifconfig: Add ifconfig to user path
On 6/10/05, Bernd Eckenfels <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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.
What's bad about a symlink?