Ubuntu should move all binaries to /usr/bin/
holtzm at cox.net
Wed Dec 7 00:23:22 UTC 2011
On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 09:08:44AM -0800, Matt Alexander wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at cox.net> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 05, 2011 at 09:15:11AM -0800, Matt Alexander wrote:
> > > Sure, using find or which, etc., can be used to locate a particular app,
> > > but that's not really the point. Why not simplify things and put all
> > > binaries under /usr/bin? Then you don't have to teach users about silly
> > > distinctions like "Oh, see, if it's an app that's meant to be used by a
> > > System Adminstrator, then it goes into /usr/sbin". Who cares? Just put
> > > everything in /usr/bin to keep things simple.
> > There are programs that an admin doesn't want users to run.
> You're kidding, right?
In view of the fact that the op said *all* binaries, would you, as an
admin, want users of unknown knowledge/ability to have the ability to run
any program in /sbin? That would scare the hell out of me.
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