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Re: why traceroute in sbin ?

On Sat, Sep 23, 2000 at 05:57:41PM +0200, Leen Besselink wrote:
> Hello,
> Just a quick question, but why is traceroute stationed in a sbin directory
> ? As normal user I can use it too, so why ? or is this just because of
> some arcane old tradition ? And some old scripts depend on it ?
> I think it's so strange.

    I've been curious about that myself. I have ifconfig and traceroute
aliased to the proper entry in sbin, since I like to use ifconfig to list my
current interfaces, and traceroute is useable as a normal user. 


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@storm.ca>
"...the word HACK is used as a verb to indicate a massive amount
of nerd-like effort."  -Harley Hahn, A Student's Guide to UNIX

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