Re: /var/www or /var/web
The point and not.
1) debian default installation is for the default user.
default user can simply want to have a localhost with php on it for
So installing on /var/www is good for him.
For a webserver (serves only one vhost) default /var/www is most of
These kind of implementations are setup according to the desire of the
IT person who maintains it. I, for example, like to have
a /srv/www/vhost , a /srv/svn(/vhost), etc .
like ftp servers point the anonymous user to /home/ftp , webserver point
default behaviour to /var/www.
This is good for default instalations.
Power users should change as they pleased. I think /srv is meant to this
in cases of webhosting or serving any kind of service (for example file
Sáb, 2007-01-20 às 22:38 +0000, Kai Hendry escreveu:
> On 2007-01-20T15:09-0600 Steve Greenland wrote:
> > I disagree. In particular, your method requires more work: I have to
> > modify DNS in addition to any other setup work.
> True. Updating DNS for Web services is a pain. I usually shoot for a
> wildcard entry.
> > The nice thing about opinions is that everyone can have one. The nice
> > thing about Debian defaults is that no one forces you to use them.
> The way that Debian 'defaults' /var/www with Apache and inconsistently
> with Web applications isn't wanted usually by Webmasters. Though then
> again, that's really an opinion. ;)