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Re: Apache2 violates Debian Packaging Policy on WebServers and /var/www

On Friday 04 January 2013, Thomas Ward wrote:
> In Debian Policy, it is stated that a web server should avoid
> storing files in the web root, /var/www.
> As far as I could tell, Apache is storing files in /var/www by
> default, which is in violation of this policy.
> Has this already been discussed?

It only copies an index.html file there during first installation. If 
that file is removed, it it never copied there again (unless you purge 
apache2.2-common and reinstall). IIRC this is compatible with what 
policy mandates.

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