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

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 03:39:42PM +0100, Fabrice Lorrain (home) wrote:
> Simon Heywood a ?crit :
> >As has been pointed out, the Mandrake lot had a discussion about this
> >issue and decided that /var/lib was the most appropriate location from a
> >FHS point of view. 
> Any ptrs ?

There's a changelog entry for their tftp package -


I asked the maintainer, Stew Benedict, about this. Here's his reply.

Stew Benedict <sbenedict@mandrakesoft.com> wrote:
> Wasn't really much of a group discussion.  I knew it needed to come
> out of "/".  I discussed it with my boss and the clustering project
> maintainer, whom it would effect.  /var/lib/tftpboot seemed reasonable
> given the FHS description.  Initially I kept a symlink for /tftpboot
> until all affected packages could be updated.



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