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Re: FHS and /var/www


On Mon, 2008-07-21 at 13:26 +0200, Gabor Gombas wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 02:55:25AM +0100, Stephen Gran wrote:
> > Yes.  My webservers tend to use something like
> > /srv/www/<sitename>/{config,cgi-bin,htdocs,lib,logs,blah,blah}/ as the
> > normal layout.  Exposing /srv/www as a document root would give access to
> > lots of things that are not public in many cases - we tend to not bother
> > with .htaccess files since config/ and so on are not under the webroot.
> You're not alone with such a setup. /srv is becoming popular exactly
> because it does not conflict with the OS.
> Quoting the FHS:
> 	"This main purpose of specifying this is so that _users_ may
> 	find the location of the data files for particular service, ..."
> Note how it only talks about users, not the operating
> system/distribution.
> Gabor

I would say that the redhat default of /srv/www/localhost/htdocs might
be a good option.


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