Re: craetion of /srv/ftp or /home/ftp by a ftpserver.deb
shaul Karl wrote:
1) (/srv/) SRV DATA FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY SYSTEM http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/fhs/fhs-2.3.html#SRVDATAFORSERVICESPROVIDEDBYSYSTEM asserts that:
no program should rely on a specific subdirectory structure of /srv
existing or data necessarily being stored in /srv
2) (/home/) HOME USER HOME DIRECTORIES http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/fhs/fhs-2.3.html#HOMEUSERHOMEDIRECTORIES asserts that:
no program should rely on this location.
Does that mean that an ftpServer.deb is not allowed to issue
My interpretation: programs should not hard code the path /home/ftp or /srv/ftp (i.e. should
An admin could use any directory (also with home made package).
For standard debian package, it is more tricky. I expect a question at configuration time,
and flexibility to use alternate "roots".