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Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)

From: Jeroen Dekkers
Subject: Re: Hurd FS hierarchy (was Re: LD_LIBRARY_PATH troubles)
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 18:47:32 +0100
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On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 09:26:32AM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Jeroen Dekkers <> writes:
> > No, I'm not sure we need a /sbin at all in the GNU system. Most of the
> > things can just be done by normal users. For the binaries left, I
> > don't think we need another directory for that. Shall we annoy
> > everybody a bit more and create yet another symlink? :-)
> /sbin is part of the GNU coding standards for a reasonably good
> purpose.

Which purpose? Having to put /sbin for a lot of programs like parted
and traceroute? Or just for those handful of programs left only usable
for a system administrator?

Jeroen Dekkers
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