Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) compliancy?

Russ Allbery rra at
Thu Mar 22 01:10:54 UTC 2001

Marco d'Itri <md at Linux.IT> writes:

> The only INN binary which is usually executed by an user is ctlinnd,
> which in my debian packages I install in /usr/sbin. Everything else goes
> to /usr/lib/news/bin, I don't want to pollute the path with mostly
> useless binaries. To use most of them you have to su - news anyway or
> you'll probably create file with the wrong owner.

cnfsstat, inncheck, innstat, and nntpget are also often executed by users.
We should make sure that grephistory and sm can be executed by users
without hurting anything.

(I have your report of overly restrictive permissions on a lot of config
files and plan to fix that in INN 2.4.)

Russ Allbery (rra at             <>

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