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Re: files/dirs under /var/www/

Ethan Benson <erbenson@alaska.net> writes:

> On Fri, Jun 02, 2000 at 01:52:10PM +0900, Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> > Just a quick question: how (un)safe is it to create your own files and
> > directories below /var/www/?  Are there any names taken (besides dwww
> > and index.html)?
> /var/www should belong to you, i don't think any debian package will
> clobber anything in there, if they do its a bug.  /var/www is set as
> the document root for apache so its obviously natural for your site to
> go there and be organized how you see fit.  the index.html file should
> be replaced by your own.

Thanks.  I thought the same thing, but then noticed dwww in there so I
started to wonder.  Should I file that as a bug?  It's only a symlink
to /var/lib/dwww/html though ...

> just make sure its not owned by www-data.www-data! 

I did, after reading your comments on the list.  Now just about every-
thing is owned by root.www-data with 2755/0644 permissions.

Olaf Meeuwissen       Epson Kowa Corporation, Research and Development

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