[RFC] /var versus /srv

Matthew Saltzman mjs at CLEMSON.EDU
Wed Sep 26 20:39:24 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-26 at 16:33 -0200, Thomas M Steenholdt wrote:
> Richi Plana wrote:
> > 
> > Whenever I move services from one machine to another (say for a server
> > upgrade), I never backup /var. The only thing I backup out of it
> > is /var/www.
> > 
> Hope you don't use databases such as mysql along with your www stuff, 
> because you'd be sorely missing the databases in that case... Mysql puts 
> databases in /var/lib/mysql per default on Fedora.

Not to mention Mailman list configs and archives in /var/lib/mailman.

> /Thomas
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
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