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Re: from / to /usr/: a summary

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 4:56 AM, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> 2012/1/5 Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org>:
>> In my opinion it is a pretty ugly hack that we should discourage where possible.
> There is a trade-off to consider between patching every single webapp,
> having no writable location at all and placing files where they belong
> to. I consider that a good one (trade-off).

Hence the "where possible"

>> The right way to do things is something like how things are done with
>> django-based applications.
> It would probably be more convincing if you'd take the time to explain
> what is done there..

Web server configuration that tells the app where to find its
configuration. App configuration tells the app where to find its data,
plugins etc.



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