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Re: lintian warning and /var/www

Jean Pierre LeJacq wrote:
> I just upgraded lintian to revision 1.0 and noticed the following
> warning for the package, wn, that I maintain:
>   W:  wn:  non-standard-dir-in-var var/www/
> wn provides an HTTP server so I have created the directory /var/www to
> provide the standard root directory for the server per Debian policy.
> But I notice that other packages, big brother for example, that always
> create this directory.

This is one of the new FHS/FSSTND warnings.  Policy contradicts itself
on this point -- it says to use /var/www, but it also says to follow

Richard Braakman

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