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Re: FHS and /var/www

Edward Allcutt <edward@allcutt.me.uk> writes:

> <quote>
> Purpose
> /srv contains site-specific data which is served by this system. 
> </quote>
> To me "site-specific" implies "not installed by the package manager".
> I believe it's quite reasonable for apache, CVS, etc. to set up a
> default location under /var so long as the local administrator can
> configure them to use whichsoever path is preferred according to local
> policy.

I find this convincing, in combination with the rest of this thread.

I'm now in favour of '/srv' being out of bounds for the package
manager, like '/usr/local'.

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Ben Finney

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