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Bug#570980: teasers

On 27.02.2010 11:56, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:

| Well just like many of the comments to 348864, I just hate the
| "teasers" in section 1 that only root can run.

Whether a tool is root-only or not is orthogonal to whether it's in bin
or sbin.

(ifconfig is useful for non-root users, but is in sbin.  chown is
effectively root-only, but is in bin.)

Why is chown useless for users?

me@exez:~$ touch test
me@exez:~$ ls -l test
-rw-r--r-- 1 me me 0 27. Feb 12:06 test
me@exez:~$ chown :audio test
me@exez:~$ ls -l test
-rw-r--r-- 1 me audio 0 27. Feb 12:06 test

Mit freundlichem Gruß / With kind regards,
 Patrick Matthäi
 GNU/Linux Debian Developer

E-Mail: pmatthaei@debian.org

Always if we think we are right,
we were maybe wrong.

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