[RFC] /var versus /srv

Steve Grubb sgrubb at redhat.com
Thu Sep 27 01:17:39 UTC 2007

On Wednesday 26 September 2007 17:59:34 Richi Plana wrote:
> If there's any interest, I could make spec files (based off of the
> latest SRPM) for one of these packages to move the data directory
> from /var to /srv. Just let me know which packages you find interesting
> and I'll submit the spec file to the package maintainer (or here if
> Fedora doesn't want to move it).

AFAIK, selinux only knows about a couple servers, like apache, having data 
in /srv. If SE Linux is going to protect the data, a standard mapping 
between /srv and /var for everything should be worked out so that policy can 
be adapted.


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