Subject: Re: Abbreviations
To: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/12/2002 10:23:56
Andrew Brown wrote:
> sorry, i misspoke. what i meant to say was:
> speaking of modload...i think one of its partners (modstat) is in
> the wrong place.
> modstat is in /usr/bin, the other programs are in an sbin section, and
> all the man pages are in section 8.
modstat is non-critical program usable by 'normal' system users,
so it belongs to /usr/bin. modload/modunload are system utilities
not intended to run by 'normal' users, and need to be available
during boot. So they belong to /sbin.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.org/
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