[RFC] /var versus /srv

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sat Sep 22 11:42:36 UTC 2007

Le samedi 22 septembre 2007 à 13:15 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger a écrit :
> Hi.
> On Fri, 21 Sep 2007 13:15:30 -0400, Simo Sorce wrote
> > I guess you care about your databases contents, do you? :-)
> Speaking of which, I think it's fascinating that noone has noted
> so far that the RPM database lives in /var, too.
> Which I rather hate to lose, and so I do backup it.

The rpm db has not got the same criticity level. You lose it you just
reinstall (and properly organised entities have default system

/srv is for stuff you can't rebuild this way, and affects more than a
single system (because data is served to others)

Nicolas Mailhot
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