[RFC] /var versus /srv

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 21:17:56 UTC 2007

On 9/26/07, Thomas M Steenholdt <tmus at tmus.dk> 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.
> /Thomas

Always thought that /var/lib was a weird place to put database files,
as opposed to /var/db or /srv/database

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