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Re: Bug#312669: /sbin/ifconfig: Add ifconfig to user path

Bernd Eckenfels <be-mail2005@lina.inka.de> writes:
> 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. 

I think it doesn't go far enough.

  mv sbin/* bin
  rmdir sbin
  ln -s bin sbin

...and the problem goes away forever.


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