Subject: Re: bind/named and nslookup
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/21/1999 17:11:49
On Fri, Feb 19, 1999 at 12:24:42PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>[ On , February 19, 1999 at 06:35:26 (-0800), Michael Graff wrote: ]
>> Subject: Re: bind/named and nslookup
>> (Greg A. Woods) writes:
>> > 
>> > I think nslookup (and host) should be in /usr/bin, not /usr/sbin.
>> And dig.  And traceroute.  And ping in /sbin is annoying.  :)
>I dislike "dig" so much I don't much care where it goes, just as long as
>it does [go away]!  ;-)

that's funny...i bet you prefer nslookup, eh?  nslookup is nasty evil
and blecherous.  and does things that it doesn't mention (like
following cnames) that dig doesn't do.  no...dig is much nicer.  :P

>So I guess that all boils down to mean one of two things -- either I
>should just cave in and add /sbin:/usr/sbin to my PATH, or that I'd be
>really happy if anyone did do something about moving at least these
>programs into a normal user's PATH.

  set path=({,/usr{,/pkg,/local}}/sbin {,/usr{,/pkg,/local,/X11R6}}/bin /usr/games)


  set path=(`find / -type d -print`)

if only X11R6 had an sbin directory...  :-]

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