UsrMove feature (was Re: FESCo meeting minutes for 2011-10-24)
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Tue Oct 25 07:06:20 UTC 2011
On 10/25/2011 09:02 AM, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> On 10/24/2011 08:05 PM, Chris Adams wrote:
>>> #fedora-meeting: FESCO (2011-10-24)
>>> * Discussion about https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/UsrMove
>>> (t8m, 17:26:45)
>> This sounds interesting (speaking as an admin that typically sets up
>> servers with separate, ro-mounted, /usr). I'm not sure about moving
>> _everything_ to /usr, but I guess that's one approach. Other Unix
>> systems I've used have had /bin as a symlink to /usr/bin, but not /sbin
>> (still kept core system maintenance tools in /sbin on root fs). I'm
>> also not sold on eliminating sbin directories (I like having "system
>> admin" type stuff kept separate), and I don't see why that needs to be
>> rolled into the same feature (especially as just a footnote, not a
>> top-line change).
> What does it gain to have /sbin and /usr/sbin?
Not molest ordinary users with tools they are not supposed to used.
> Security through
> We already have it in $PATH for the normal user.
Right, Fedora made the mistake to do so.
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