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Re: FHS and /var/www

On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 19:58, Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> wrote:
> http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/fhs/fhs-2.3.html#SRVDATAFORSERVICESPROVIDEDBYSYSTEM
> "Therefore, no program should rely on a specific subdirectory structure
> of /srv existing or data necessarily being stored in /srv.
> [...]
> Distributions must take care not to remove locally placed files in these
> directories without administrator permission."
> I don't think there's any excemption needed.  The FHS already makes it
> essentially impossible for distributors to place anything under /srv.
> Not putting anything there means it's a fairly daft idea to have a
> webroot pointing there and expect anything to work out of the box.

I was refering to the use of /var/www, which isn't FHS valid, and no
excemption is made in the policy about that.

/Carl Fürstenberg <azatoth@gmail.com>

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