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[Freedombox-discuss] autonomous web services

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 07:52:38PM +0100, Arthur Lutz wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 4:14 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 02:07:50AM +0100, Arthur Lutz wrote:
>>> I have a question about php packaging : should packages have a 
>>> default install procedure in them to get at the end of the 
>>> installation a http://localhost/package/ (for example ampache or 
>>> scuttle do this). As far as the FreedomBox is concerned I think this 
>>> would be handy but am not sure if it is recommended or frowned about 
>>> by debian.
>> This is documented in Debian Policy ?11.5:
>>  4.   Web Document Root

>>>    Web Applications should try to avoid storing files in the Web 
>>>    Document Root.  Instead they should use the 
>>>    /usr/share/doc/<package> directory for documents and register the 
>>>    Web Application via the `doc-base' package.  If access to the web 
>>>    document root is unavoidable then use /var/www as the Document 
>>>    Root.  This might be just a symbolic link to the location where 
>>>    the system administrator has put the real document root.
>Sure. But the two examples I give do respect this, but they initialise 
>a database and make links in /etc/apache2/conf.d/ (and probably more 
>steps than that - I haven't looked in detail yet).

Uhm, are you asking how to make a Debian package or something more 

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