Where to put route command?

Debian User lfs17 at home.com
Fri Oct 26 17:48:46 PDT 2001


Erika Pacholleck wrote:

> [25.10.01 21:34 -0500] Debian User <-- :
> > I know one of the ideas behind the lfs system is that it is my system
> > and I can put route whereever I want.  But is there a standard place?
> > I would like to be able to find it a year from now after I forgot where
> > I put it.
>
> Mine is located in /sbin for these reasons:
> 1. it is necessary for admins network diagnosis (so some sbin dir)
> I do not judge route to be necessary for normal users
>
> 2. if the system is somehow "network starting" it is root-essential
> I don't deal with networks, so the second might sound a bit funny.
> What I mean with that is, if I have only the smallest thinkable root
> partition mounted (cause other things fail) will I be able to do all
> networking diagnosis and repair with the programs on the root partition?
>
> Just my opinion, arguments partly stolen from fhs-2.1 version.
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> Erika Pacholleck <pchllck at nexgo.de> @@ -18,9 +18,12 @@ -p+pa -h+ho -c+ec
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Whoops, I wasnt clear here.

I didnt mean where to put the command itself, but where to
invoke the command in the boot scripts.


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