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Re: sbin

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 3:42 AM, Tom H <tomh0665@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 11:58 AM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, 02 Jan 2012 00:42:10 +0800, lina wrote:
>>> Is it safe to add /sbin into PATH?
>> To you user env? If it's not an exposed system, I'd say yes.
> It's even OK on an "exposed" system. Having "(/usr)/sbin" in PATH for
> everyone is the default for RHEL, Fedora, and Ubuntu and, anyway, the
> executables in "(/usr)/sbin" are all "x" for "other".

Somebody over there thinks that they should all be combined. Not sure
why, but the fact that the current separation is historically derived
from circumstance, not design, seems to figure large in the arguments.

Joel Rees

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