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Bug#542950: apache2-suexec: Please change default docroot to /srv/www

Package: apache2-suexec
Version: 2.2.12-1
Severity: wishlist


/var/www not being defined in FHS and being under the control of the local administrator [0],
default docroot for Apache SuExec should be changed to /srv/www [1]

Debian packages are not supposed to install any files in /var/www [2], but packages making use
of Apache SuExec have no other choice for now to make things work out of the box.

Currently, dspam-webfrontend is the only package in the archive depending on apache2-suexec, and
work is in progress to update the dspam packages, with one of the goal being to move files away from


[0] http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#THEVARHIERARCHY
[1] http://www.pathname.com/fhs/pub/fhs-2.3.html#SRVDATAFORSERVICESPROVIDEDBYSYSTEM
[2] http://lintian.debian.org/tags/dir-or-file-in-var-www.html

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (150, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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