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Re: ITH: tftpd-hpa and tftpd servers default rootdirs

On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 11:07:47PM +0200, Jaakko Niemi wrote:
>  I hereby announce my intentions to hijack tftp-hpa source
>  package. I mailed the currently listed maintainer recently,
>  but haven't heard back yet. 
>  While preparing new version, I looked at the defaults and
>  noticed that our various tftpd packages use most horrible
>  defaults for the directory that tftpd serves out. atftpd
>  defaults to /tftpboot, netkit-tftpd defaults to /boot 
>  and current version of tftpd-hpa goes for /var/ftpd. 
>  After thinking this a bit, I could only come up
>  with /var/lib/tftp or /var/lib/tftproot. Comments?

In my experience, /tftpboot is pretty standard for this sort of thing. 
I certainly don't think it belongs under /var/lib...

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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