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Re: FESCo Meeting Summary for 2008-10-22



On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 02:04 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-24 at 07:11 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> > On 23.10.2008 21:53, Brian Pepple wrote:
> > > === Features ===
> > > * FESCo rejected a proposal to revert the Sbin Sanity(1) feature.
> > >       * For: kick_
> > >       * Against: dwmw2, j-rod, bpepple, notting, dgilmore, nirik
> > >       * Abstain: jwb
> > >      1. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SbinSanity
> > 
> > I think FESCo is doing a big mistake here.
+1

> > So FWIW, I totally agree with what Ville said in
> > https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2008-October/msg02180.html
> 
> If you're writing scripts and not explicitly calling out the binary
> location, then it's not surprising if your scripts break later. I know
> it's nice to always assume a particular PATH, but it's not good practice
> any more than including or not including sbin in the PATH to begin with.
> And people using tab-completion can get used to the new binary names.
> 
> FWIW, I think including sbin in the path is only about *10 years too
> late*, everyone else is already laughing that Fedora didn't do this, so
> really it doesn't need to wait for yet another 1.5 years to get done :)
I disagree. Fedora not having gone this naive road is one detail why
users are using Fedora.




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