[arch-dev-public] Merging the "bin" directories

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Sun May 12 07:18:04 EDT 2013

On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Rémy Oudompheng
<remyoudompheng at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 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.

Yeah, split sbin was always a pain. Which (if I remember correctly) is
why we have been putting it in the user's PATH for some time (in
effect making the split meaningless).


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