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Re: FHS and /var/www

On Mon, 21 Jul 2008, Franklin PIAT wrote:
> Can Debian satisfy them both ? Well... why not !

We already do. Someone who was concerned about such things could write
a policy-rc.d which checked to see whether a particular daemon was
allowed to start based on any number of critera, including whether it
depends on the network, whether it has been installed for a long time,
or whether one of the configuration files it ships has been modified.

> The policy could state that network service's init.d script must check
> for a file named "/etc/no-paranoia"[1].

Anything which sets up a network-listening daemon should almost
certainly depend on $network, so assuming LSB compliant init scripts,
no changes would even be required to figure out what a network service

Don Armstrong

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