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Re: FHS and /var/www

This one time, at band camp, Carl Fürstenberg said:
> On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 19:58, Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> wrote:
> >
> > 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.

The FHS is not an exhaustive list of every directory on the system, so
I'm not convinced that introducing a new directory needs an excemption
either.  We don't currently have an excemption for /etc/default, for

But to short circuit this, I vote for leaving it alone, and not changing
anything in policy.
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