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Re: Adding /sbin and /usr/sbin to everyone's path in F10



On Wednesday, 23 April 2008 at 22:03, Casey Dahlin wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> >On Wed, 2008-04-23 at 14:59 -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> >  
> >>Once upon a time, Matthew Miller <mattdm mattdm org> said:
> >>    
> >>>And I think we could solve 99.9% of the annoyance by addressing ifconfig,
> >>>fdisk, lsmod, route, and the other small handful of programs mentioned in
> >>>this thread. Like I said, it worked for traceroute back in 2003. :)
> >>>      
> >>Again, here's my personal list-at-a-glance of things to look at:
> >>
> >>bind:
> >>   /usr/sbin/rndc
> >>
> >>chkconfig:
> >>   /sbin/chkconfig
> >>
> >>freeipmi:
> >>   /usr/sbin/ipmiconsole
> >>   /usr/sbin/ipmipower
> >>
> >>hardlink:
> >>   /usr/sbin/hardlink
> >>
> >>iproute:
> >>   /sbin/ip
> >>
> >>module-init-tools:
> >>   /sbin/lsmod
> >>   /sbin/modinfo
> >>
> >>net-tools:
> >>   /sbin/arp
> >>   /sbin/ifconfig
> >>   /sbin/route
> >>
> >>ntp:
> >>   /usr/sbin/ntpq
> >>
> >>pciutils:
> >>   /sbin/lspci
> >>
> >>usbutils:
> >>   /sbin/lsusb
> >>
> >>wireless-tools:
> >>   /sbin/iwconfig
> >>   /sbin/iwlist
> >>
> >>That's 16 commands from 11 packages.  Yes, there are a few more, but not
> >>all that many.  How hard would is be to just fix these (either symlink
> >>or just move to /bin or /usr/bin as appropriate)?
> >>    
> >
> >How could you leave /sbin/pidof out?  Oh why, really, why is pidof
> >in /sbin in the first place?  sigh...
> >
> >  
> 
> Because pidof is considered a helper application for init and init 
> scripts (indeed, it is packaged as part of sysvinit). Its not really 
> considered a tool for interactive use. (not that I agree).

Use pgrep, then. It's in /usr/bin.

Regards,
R.

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