[arch-dev-public] Merging the "bin" directories
remyoudompheng at gmail.com
Sun May 12 05:58:59 EDT 2013
On 2013/5/12 Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 12/05/13 18:58, Andreas Radke wrote:
>> Am Sun, 12 May 2013 02:56:50 -0300
>> schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>:
>>> Looks like we are going "one step" more compared to Fedora right?
>>> /bin /sbin /usr/sbin -> /usr/bin (Arch Linux)
>>> /bin -> /usr/bin AND /sbin -> /usr/sbin (Fedora)
>>> This looks nice :)
>> Is it safe to move a daemon to /usr/bin where any user can access its
>> binary (e.g. my cups pkg)?
> Sure... They were not magically hidden when in /usr/sbin.
It is even a pain that very useful binaries like ip, ifconfig, lsof
are in /sbin or /usr/sbin which is often not in user's PATH.
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