Re: FHS and /var/www
On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 16:34, Stephen Gran <email@example.com> wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Carl Fürstenberg said:
>> FHS 2.3 specifies in
>> to use /srv for "Data for services provided by this system", for
>> example /srv/www for web root.
>> In the policy, the section
>> specifies that FHS 2.3 is mandatory, except for some exception, and
>> the use of /var/www isn't included in that list.
>> Should we force all httpd:s to use /srv/www instead of /var/www, or
>> should an exception to the policy be added? Per
>> http://wiki.debian.org/Apache2LennyGoals it states that apache2 has
>> support for /srv/www, but it's still defaulting to /var/www.
> Please no. The layout of /srv/ is specifically said to be undetermined,
> so we can't actually rely on any paths in /srv/. I think the current
> setup is fairly good, actually - by default simple site layouts work out
> of the box, and don't interfere with more complicated setups that are
> free to use arbitrary hierarchies in /srv.
So you "vote" for an exemption from FSH in this case, as per 9.1.1?
/Carl Fürstenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>